TikTok is constantly taking some steps to fight the coronavirus epidemic. Recently this video making platform app donated some money along with medical equipment to help health workers. At the same time, TickTock has released a new feature to prevent the spread of fake news during COVID-19 lockdown, the feature is named In-App Reporting. Ticketlock users can now report such content on the app, seeing that they feel that through the video, deliberately misleading information is being spread.
The TikTok website posts information that the In-App Reporting feature allows users to report video content on the app that is deliberately trying to spread misleading information. This applies to all types of video content, Tittock has introduced a sub-category named “COVID-19 information” within this feature, under which any information related to Kovid-19 can be reported.
If a TikTok user sees a video that is spreading fake news related to Kovid-19 then they can report this video. To report a video, you have to click on the share button of the video. Then tap on Report and then misleading information and then COVID-19 misinformation. Here you will also see the option of description for the alternative report, where you can also report by entering a description. After all, this is done click on submit.
Ticktock reported that the video reported under COVID-19 misinformation is viewed by the internal task force and sent to the third-party checker for investigation. Let me tell you, Internal Taskforce has been formed to fight fake news, especially during Coronavirus. The post states that they have partnered with Vishwas News The Fact-Checking Arm of Jagran Group to check fake news.