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TikTok-owner ByteDance censored anti-China content in Indonesia until mid-2020: sources – Sydney Morning Herald

Local moderators were told by ByteDance’s Beijing headquarters to delete articles seen as “negative” about Chinese authorities on the BaBe app.

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“A cursory search on the BaBe app shows numerous articles and videos that highlight the type of content these claims say we would remove,” the statement said.
ByteDance in Beijing said it had no additional comment beyond the BaBe statement. China’s foreign ministry and its internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
A woman uses her phone as she passes by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing, China.Credit:AP
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