Facebook vs. TikTok: Meta Paid Firm To Portray Popular Rival As Harmful To Kids

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2022
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Competition can get hairy in Silicon Valley but it may have reached a fresh new level after it was reported that Meta hired a political lobbying group to undercut TikTok, one of its main competitors. 

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Meta retained the services of Targeted Victory, a political marketing firm with ties to the Republican Party, as part of its campaign to protect its image amidst heightening scrutiny. At the same time, the firm was given a second task of casting a negative spotlight on TikTok to take off some of...

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