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SCOOP: ORACLE BEGINS AUDITING TIKTOK'S ALGORITHMS

Oracle begins auditing TikTok's algorithms and content moderation models to ensure they aren't manipulated by Chinese authorities. The reviews are part of a broader TikTok effort called Project Texas, which is meant to give users and lawmakers assurance that U.S. user data is safe and content recommendations aren't being manipulated. TikTok is owned by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, which bought Musical.ly in 2017 and merged with its version of a similar app called TikTok.
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