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TikTok ‘promoted misogyny and negative stereotypes’ in run-up to EU elections

A new study has found that TikTok’s search suggestions contained toxic language towards women and minorities in Finland, Caspian Energy Media reports with reference to “euronews”.

TikTok’s lack of moderation led to objectifying and sexist language appearing in search suggestions for female politicians and pushed almost exclusively negative information about certain politicians both male and female.

The report said that the presence of these videos suggests TikTok’s measures against misinformation need further examination and that the platform should moderate its search suggestions.

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