TikTok will warn against unverified information videos

After the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, fake news and disinformation have been an issue in social media. That is why fact-checks have become a big focus on social networking and TikTok is the latest company to become a part of this initiative.

TikTok will warn against unverified information videos

The Chinese video sharing application now warns you about unchecked details in a video. These guidelines are found in videos not confirmed by TikTok's retrieval partners, including PolitiFact, Lead Reports, and SciVerify. TikTok said these guidelines would prove valuable until the fact-checkers are able to share their full conclusion.

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TikTok will warn against unverified information videos

The application will alert you with such a grey warning when you want to share a video with certain content. You will also be able to partake the video so that you can think twice before unregulated information is posted. The producer of the content is also warned when the content of the content is flagged unchecked and does not show on the user feed.

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TikTok reported that after the beta tests, 24% less deceptive social media content was posted by users, and 7% less flagged videos than before. The functionality is only available now is in the United States and Canada, but should soon be available in other countries.

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