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Social Media Censorship

Sarah Best

14th February 2020

TikTok is one of the world's biggest social media platforms but in the past few months, some users have found that TikTok has restricted certain content deemed 'risky.'

This article follows the case of Mr Barman who alleges that some of his content has been 'shadow-banned', where content is partially blocked to some users of a community. Mr Barman suggests that the reasons are political due to the nature of the some of the content he posts.

This article could be used for The Media unit (new media).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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