The social media platform TikTok, operated by Chinese company ByteDance, does not show comments and posts in Germany that include certain words. This is reported by German news channel Tagesschau, referring to a self-conducted test. According to the report, journalists tested 100 words or word combinations from different accounts. The result: 19 words were not published in at least three attempts. After NDR, WDR and Tagesschau confronted TikTok about the censorship, some of the words were unblocked.
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