TikTok fined in Italy after ‘French scar’ challenge led to consumer safety probe

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Italy’s competition and consumer authority, the AGCM, has fined TikTok €10 million (almost $11M) following a probe into algorithmic safety concerns. The authority opened an investigation last year into a so-called “French scar” challenge in which users of the platform were reported to have shared videos of marks on their faces made by pinching their […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.