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Is TikTok a Gateway to Politics in the Baltics

05.02.2024

Is TikTok a Gateway to Politics in the Baltics? For Now, Only in Latvia

Although there is a common assumption that TikTok is used only by a younger generation, Re:Baltica’s analysis shows that in Latvia it’s a powerful tool enough for populists to get into parliament.

After shutting down Kremlin’s TV channels, TikTok has become fertile soil also for Kremlin’s narratives. Latvian State Security service has started seven criminal investigations for supporting Moscow on TikTok, while Lithuania and Estonia are taking a lighter approach.

Why so, read in Re:Baltica’s Baltic disinformation quarterly review about the use of TikTok.

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