TikTok will remove videos of Trump inciting supporters to storm the Capitol


TikTok will remove videos of Trump inciting fans to storm the Capitol

TikTok will get rid of videos of President Trump’s speech inciting advocates to mob the US Capitol on Wednesday, stating they violate the business’s misinformation policy. TikTok will still let individuals post “counter speech” videos that challenge inaccurate claims, however, and will let videos remain on the platform if they condemn violence or if they’re published by wire service. TechCrunch was the first to report the news

” Despiteful habits and violence have no place on TikTok,” the company said in a declaration. “Content or accounts that seek to prompt, glorify, or promote violence violate our Neighborhood Guidelines and will be removed.”

TikTok is also blocking particular hashtags related to the riots, such as #stormthecapitol and #patriotparty, like it did with other hashtags that represented election-related conspiracy theories in November If you attempt to look for among these obstructed hashtags, you’ll see a page that states the hashtag “might be connected with behavior or content that violates our guidelines.”

TikTok signs up with other social media platforms in limiting some content about Wednesday’s riots. Facebook devoted to removing content supporting the storming of the Capitol or urged Wednesday’s events, among other steps in a blog that it posted Wednesday evening The company went an action further by banning Trump’s account “forever” on Thursday morning

Twitter stated it was taking action versus tweets that broke its rules and that it was “considerably restricting engagement with Tweets labeled under our Civic Stability Policy due to the risk of violence.” The company put a short-lived lock on Trump’s account on Wednesday evening and has actually threatened an irreversible suspension if he breaks its rules again. Trump went back to Twitter Thursday night, assuring a smooth transition of power to the Biden administration.


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