Zuckerberg’s comments came just two weeks after Senator Marco Rubio asked a US national security panel to review TikTok owner ByteDance’s acquisition of Musical.ly. Photo: Reuters

Facebook’s Zuckerberg criticises TikTok for censoring protesters

  • Facebook competes directly with TikTok, especially among younger audiences
Topic |   TikTok app

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Zuckerberg’s comments came just two weeks after Senator Marco Rubio asked a US national security panel to review TikTok owner ByteDance’s acquisition of Musical.ly. Photo: Reuters
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TikTok became the most downloaded app in the US in 2018. Photo: AFP

China’s TikTok tries to stay ahead of Washington’s tech backlash

  • Two former US lawmakers will be part of a team advising the company on an approach to vetting objectionable videos and moderating content
  • The moves come as US social media firms face ever-rising Washington headwinds, including over failures to curb hate speech and political trolling
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TikTok became the most downloaded app in the US in 2018. Photo: AFP
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