TikTok Editorial Analysis
TikTok seems to be skewing things in the interests of the Chinese Communist Party. (This is a serious analysis, and the methodology looks sound.)
Conclusion: Substantial Differences in Hashtag Ratios Raise
Concerns about TikTok’s Impartiality
Given the research above, we assess a strong possibility that content on TikTok is either amplified or suppressed based on its alignment with the interests of the Chinese Government. Future research should aim towards a more comprehensive analysis to determine the potential influence of TikTok on popular public narratives. This research should determine if and how TikTok might be utilized for furthering national/regional or international objectives of the Chinese Government.
Posted on January 2, 2024 at 7:04 AM •