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TikTok launches website to fight misinformation about the company

TikTok launches website to fight misinformation about the company

Over the weekend, I was followed by a new official Twitter account run by the viral video app TikTok.

At first glance, the account, @tiktok_comms, seems like just an avenue for TikTok’s press team to update the public on news about the company.

But, with the launch of a new website on Monday, it’s clear that it’s part of a broader effort by the company to pushback on misinformation as President Donald Trump’s seeks to ban TikTok from the U.S.

https://twitter.com/tiktok_comms/status/1295399800557502465

TikTok announced both the website, located at tiktokus.info, and the new Twitter account, in a news release focussed on “setting the record straight.” The company described the site as an “information hub to serve as a source of truth.” The purpose of the Twitter account, the release states, is to “correct the record” and share news about the company. Read more…

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