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TikTok Cracks Down on Hate of Religions and Races

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  • Video snippet sharing sensation TikTok on Wednesday said it is cracking down on hateful content, banning anti-Semitic stereotypes and white nationalism posts.
  • The platform has already banned posts denying the Holocaust.
  • TikTok will also remove posts hurtful content aimed at the LGBTQ+ community, including promotion of conversion therapy or the notion that sexuality is not innate.
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SAN FRANCISCO — Video snippet sharing sensation TikTok on Wednesday said it is cracking down on hateful content, banning anti-Semitic stereotypes and white nationalism posts.

Expanded rules against promoting hateful ideologies at TikTok include barring “misinformation and hurtful stereotypes” about Jewish, Muslim and other communities, the company said in a blog post.

“This includes misinformation about notable Jewish individuals and families who are used as proxies to spread anti-Semitism,” TikTok said.

The platform has already banned posts denying the Holocaust.

TikTok will also remove posts hurtful content aimed at the LGBTQ+ community, including promotion of conversion therapy or the notion that sexuality is not innate.

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