TikTok removes 284 accounts linked to Chinese disinformation group

  • August 31, 2023
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Action by social media company comes after Facebook parent company Meta shut down 9,000 accounts tied to political spam network

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TikTok has removed 284 accounts associated with a Chinese disinformation campaign after Guardian Australia raised questions about several accounts uncovered by the company’s rival Meta.

On Wednesday, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram reported it had shut down close to 9,000 Facebook and Instagram accounts, groups and pages associated with a Chinese political spam network that had targeted users in Australia and other parts of the world.

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