A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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TikTok said to restore Russian media account, video on Ukraine crisis after government intervention

  • The ByteDance-owned app reversed a ban on state-owned RIA Novosti after an intervention from Russia’s communications regulator, Sputnik News reported
  • Russian media have been accused of spreading misinformation as a pretext for war, pulling TikTok into a new political controversy about its rising influence

A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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