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Russia asks TikTok to stop sharing military content with minors


Roskomnadzor stated that there is a lot of content posted on this video sharing application related to Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, many of which are anti-Russian in nature.

(Source: Reuters)

In a message posted on Telegram on February 28, Russia’s Communications Regulatory Authority – Roskomnadzor – asked TikTok to stop sharing videos with military content to minors.

Roskomnadzor stated that there is a lot of content posted on this video sharing application related to Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, many of which are anti-Russian in nature.

TikTok is popular with young users and has a separate version for children under 13. TikTok has not yet commented on Roskomnadzor’s request.

Meanwhile, the parent company of the social network Facebook, Meta Platforms Inc, announced on February 28 that it will restrict access to two Russian media agencies RT and Sputnik on these social networking platforms in the European Union. Europe (EU).

In a statement, Nick Clegg, Meta’s head of global affairs, said the company has received requests from several governments and the EU to restrict RT and Sputnik’s information on Facebook.

Earlier, the EU announced that it would ban the activities of RT and Sputnik in this bloc. Meanwhile, Canadian telecom operators have also stopped broadcasting the RT channel.

Also on February 28, Twitter said that this social network will label posts and limit the display of content published by Russian national media outlets.

According to Twitter, since Russia launched the military operation in Ukraine, every day more than 45,000 posts on this platform are shared from Russian media.

In recent days, companies such as Meta, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc – Google’s parent company – and YouTube have taken measures to restrict Russian national media from posting ads on the companies’ platforms. this.

According to Vietnam+

TikTok China removes thousands of videos related to Russia - Ukraine

TikTok China removes thousands of videos related to Russia – Ukraine

The Chinese version of TikTok (Douyin) has taken down more than 3,500 videos and 12,100 comments related to the Russian-Ukrainian fighting for spreading inappropriate information.

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