Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the US government to investigate TikTok over claims it’s censoring content that might upset China
|10/10/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Marco Rubio, the US senator from Florida, has asked the US government to investigate TikTok, the globally popular short-form video app owned by a Chinese company.
- Rubio wrote on Twitter that there’s “ample and growing evidence” that TikTok censors content “in line with China’s communist government directives.”
- The Guardian reported last month on internal documents that show TikTok instructed moderators to censor content addressing political issues likely to anger the Chinese government.
- A TikTok spokesperson told Business Insider that the Chinese government does not ask the social app to censor content, and does not have the jurisdiction to read more >>>