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TikTok Can’t Stay Out of Trouble

There’s no such thing as an apolitical social platform

Photo: David Talukdar/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Welcome back to Pattern Matching, OneZero’s weekly newsletter that puts the week’s most compelling tech stories in context.

When the Chinese tech startup ByteDance bought the lip-syncing app for about $1 billion in 2017, the…



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