TikTok Will Label Content From State-Controlled Media Amid War in Ukraine

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This story is part of War in Ukraine, CNET’s coverage of events there and of the wider effects on the world.

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, TikTok will start warning viewers that videos they’re watching are posted by state-controlled media. Last year, TikTok started working on a feature to add labels to state-controlled media, and is rolling it out early as the war continues in Ukraine, according to an official blog post Friday. The company will start applying labels to content from some state-controlled media accounts over the coming days to give viewers context. …