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TikTok's fake news problem

28 March 2021

6:00 PM

28 March 2021

6:00 PM

Something troubling is happening on TikTok. The video sharing app is sometimes dismissed as a place where young people go to while away the hours watching banal videos. But TikTok is more than just a quirky hobby for younger generations: it’s where many comes to get their news. What’s more, during Covid it’s become a window into a world that is effectively shut.

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