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TikTok and Facebook among social media companies asked to front inquiry into foreign interference in Australia

SBS Tuesday, 28 July 2020 ()
Social media companies have been called on to appear before a Senate inquiry examining the threat of foreign interference conducted through their platforms.
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Social media platform TikTok said it will release the code behind its algorithms work as the company remains under scrutiny for its security practices and ties to Beijing.

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Mariah Carey's Son Tries Putting Her on TikTok, Hilariously Fails

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TikTok, WeChat and 'untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from U.S. app stores, Pompeo says

The U.S. wants "untrusted" Chinese apps removed from U.S. app stores, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, calling out TikTok and WeChat.

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