New York Times: TikTok Is Flooded With Health Myths. These Creators Are Pushing Back.

New York Times: TikTok Is Flooded With Health Myths. These Creators Are Pushing Back.. “Mr. Dhahir is part of a growing cohort of scientists, physicians, health care professionals and academics who debunk health misinformation on TikTok by ‘stitching’ videos, which involves clipping existing videos into new ones and then offering one’s own input. While social media platforms including TikTok have developed systems to flag vaccine misinformation, an ocean of other dubious health claims often go unscrutinized — except when individual users like him, who have actual medical knowledge, push back.”

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