German Viewers Didn't Like 'TikTok Who's There?'.


Tagesschau, a daily news program on Germany's ARD TV network, faced public backlash from viewers for stepping into the waters of TikTok, a social media video app used to create and share short-form videos.

In an attempt to bring in a younger demographic, executives from Tagesschau, a news service, posted on Twitter that they would test out content on the TikTok platform. Commenters immediately logged on to express their disagreement with the decision.

Viewer criticism cited the app's Chinese ownership (as its parent company is ByteDance, a Beijing-headquartered Internet company). Rumors have...

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