TikTok’s average monthly active users increased by 234% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period in 2019, and YouTube’s grew by only 29%, according to data from app metrics platform Sensor Tower.
“Accounts belonging to the Chinese Communist Party with millions of followers on China-owned TikTok pushed videos meant to undermine specific U.S. politicians during the recent 2022 midterm elections.
“MediaLinks TV, a registered foreign agent of state-run China Central Television, are behind propaganda accounts such as @Pandaorama, @The…Optimist and @NewsTokss, reported Forbes.
“Many of the videos on the China-owned app attacked specific U.S. politicians ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The largest of these propaganda accounts are @Pandaorama, @The…Optimist, and @NewsTokss.”
WND, by reporter Art Moore
December 4, 2022