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TikTok takes down hundreds of Australian videos in misinformation crackdown

False Covid claims, including that Scott Morrison faked getting his vaccine, among the content removed from the popular platform

False claims about Covid vaccines – including that the Australian prime minister faked getting his jab – were among some of the hundreds of Australian videos TikTok removed from its platform as part of a misinformation crackdown.

In February, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Redbubble, Apple, Adobe and TikTok signed on to a new voluntary industry code aimed at combating misinformation and disinformation online.

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