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Internal documents showed TikTok censoring topics that would anger China

Sep 25, 2019

TikTok, the buzzy spiritual heir apparent to Vine, has a history of censoring political content in line with the Chinese government, internal documents viewed by The Guardian reveal. The documents, which provided guidelines for TikTok's moderators, broke infringing content into two categories: "violations" and "visible to self." Violations would result in the content being taken down, while videos marked "visible to self" would be viewable by the user who posted them but invisible to everyone else on the app...

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