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TikTok algorithm directs users to fake news about Ukraine war, study says

By Alex Hern

21 Mar 2022 · 2 min read

Scrolling curated For You Page exposes users to disinformation within 40 minutes, investigation by NewsGuard suggests

A new TikTok account can be shown falsehoods about the Ukraine war within minutes of signing up to the app, according to an investigation by anti-misinformation outlet NewsGuard.

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