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TikTok expands hate speech ban

Video-sharing platform announces move just days after crackdown on QAnon conspiracy movement

TikTok has banned a swathe of hate speech from its platform, just days after the company announced a crackdown on the conspiracist QAnon movement.

Explicitly hateful ideologies, such as neo-nazism and white supremacy, are already banned on TikTok. Now, the moderation will be extended to cover “neighbouring ideologies”, such as white nationalism and white genocide theory.

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