Report claims TikTok parent company ByteDance is working with China’s Communist Party to spread propaganda on Xinjiang
|11/29/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- ByteDance, the company that owns the viral video app TikTok, is working closely with China’s government to facilitate human rights abuses in China’s western autonomous region of Xinjiang, according to to a new report by The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI).
- The report, titled “Mapping China’s Tech Giants,” looked at the way major Chinese tech companies were involved in state-sanctioned surveillance and censorship using artificial intelligence packaged as popular apps and websites.
- ByteDance was accused by ASPI of collaborating “with public security bureaus across China, including in Xinjiang where it plays an active role in disseminating the party-state’s propaganda read more >>>