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TikTok told moderators to suppress posts by ’ugly’ and poor users

TikTok told moderators to suppress posts by ’ugly’ and poor users

As per internal documents obtained by The Intercept, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok once instructed its moderators to hide posts created by users it deemed to be ugly, poor, overweight, or disabled. The revelations come as TikTok faces national security concerns and scrutiny from US lawmakers. Another document showed that moderators were asked to censor certain political speech.

Don'tbackNV 5 months

China has no qualms on discriminating.

Coe Wall
Coe Wall 5 months

No wonder I'm never featured

Kyle G
Kyle G 5 months

You don’t really have to tell people that, they will do it automatically.

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 5 months

Imagine my shock...

OmegaDMM 5 months

Lmao! Might just want to shut it down than China! kek

william 5 months

usually companies ban the mean people, I wonder if they think it's easier or causes less hastle to get rid of the people that they are being mean to

Tim S
Tim S 5 months

Why are these stories dated as of this week? This was news like six months ago. It's their anti bullying strategy, to ban the people who get bullied, since there's far fewer victims than bullies. It's owned by China.

Orange Obama
Orange Obama 5 months


Arthur 5 months

ban this chicom app. now !

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