TikTok: ‘Are You Sure You Want to Share This Video?’

The platform looks to reduce the spread of unsubstantiated content


TikTok is taking steps to limit the spread of videos with information that cannot be confirmed by its fact-checking partners.

Product manager, trust and safety Gina Hernandez said in a blog post Wednesday that the platform removes videos that have been identified as misinformation by fact checkers at Lead Stories, PolitiFact or SciVerify.

She added, “Sometimes, fact checks are inconclusive, or content is not able to be confirmed, especially during unfolding events. In these cases, a video may become ineligible for recommendation into anyone’s For

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