Indonesia bans video app Tik Tok over 'negative content'

Tik Tok has announced it will set up a team of 200 censors in Indonesia to monitor uploaded content.

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    Popular Chinese music video app Tik Tok has announced it will set up a team of 200 censors in Indonesia to monitor uploaded content.

    It comes after the Indonesian government banned the app, accusing it of spreading pornographic and blasphemous content.

     

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen has more from Jakarta.


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