AFP launches fact-checking programme with TikTok

Paris (AFP) – AFP announced Thursday the launch of a new fact-checking initiative with TikTok to combat the spread of misinformation over the short-form viral video app.Under the agreement, AFP fact-check teams will verify potentially false and misleading videos posted on the TikTok platform in countries including the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Australia and New Zealand.The verification work will allow TikTok to counter the spread of misinformation by removing such content and notifying users.”AFP is delighted to be leveraging our global fact-checking expertise for this exciting project…

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