Short-form video app TikTok said on Sunday it has immediately mobilized resources and personnel to combat hate and misinformation emerging after the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas attacked Israel.
EU heads of industry Thierry Breton On Thursday, TikTok was given 24 hours to detail the steps it has taken to curb the spread of misinformation about the Middle East conflict. He also opened one. The investigation In Elon Musk’s X.
TikTok listed the steps it had taken in a statement, though it declined to say how it specifically responded to Britton.
TikTok said, “TikTok stands against terrorism. We are shocked and horrified by the horrific acts of terrorism in Israel last week. We are also deeply saddened by the dire humanitarian crisis unfolding in Gaza.”
TikTok, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, said its steps included launching a command center, expanding its automatic detection system to remove graphic and violent content and adding more moderators who speak Arabic and Hebrew.
It was also removing content that attacks or mocks victims of violence or incites violence, adding restrictions on its ability to feature live broadcasts and law enforcement agencies. was collaborating and engaging with experts.