TikTok failed to stop most misleading political ads in a test run by researchers

According to a report released by Cybersecurity for Democracy, TikTok and Facebook failed to remove ads spreading election misinformation.

Laura Edelson, co-director of the Cybersecurity for Democracy team, voiced: “Disinformation has a major impact on our elections, core to our democratic system. … We call on Facebook and TikTok to do better: stop bad information about elections before it gets to voters,” said Edelson.