New York Times: On TikTok, Election Misinformation Thrives Ahead of Midterms

New York Times: On TikTok, Election Misinformation Thrives Ahead of Midterms. “In Germany, TikTok accounts impersonated prominent political figures during the country’s last national election. In Colombia, misleading TikTok posts falsely attributed a quotation from one candidate to a cartoon villain and allowed a woman to masquerade as another candidate’s daughter. In the Philippines, TikTok videos amplified sugarcoated myths about the country’s former dictator and helped his son prevail in the country’s presidential race. Now, similar problems have arrived in the United States.”

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