TikTok blocks QAnon conspiracy theory hashtags - 2020-07-24

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F146.png TikTok blocks QAnon conspiracy theory hashtags July 24, 2020, Marianna Spring, BBC News

TikTok has blocked a number of hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory from appearing in search results, amid concern about misinformation, the BBC has learned.

It comes days after Twitter banned thousands of QAnon-related accounts.

QAnon is a wide-ranging, unfounded conspiracy theory whose followers support US President Donald Trump.

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{{cite news | first = Marianna | last = Spring | title = TikTok blocks QAnon conspiracy theory hashtags | url = https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53528400 | work = BBC News | date = July 24, 2020 | accessdate = July 25, 2020 }}