TikTok is tightening its political policies ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, including cutting off advertising and money-making features, such as tipping and e-commerce, for politicians and political parties. The short-form video app has already banned political advertising, but said it would turn off advertising features for these types of accounts to “help us more consistently enforce...
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