Chinese-owned video sharing platform TikTok says it is creating a guide “to protect against misinformation” during the 2020 U.S. elections.

In a blog post Tuesday, the company said its guide would connect “100 million Americans with trusted information about the elections from the National Association of Secretaries of State, BallotReady, SignVote, and more.”

“Our elections guide is built with user privacy in mind, so a user must visit the website for a state or a non-profit for anything that involves sharing their information, including registering to vote,” Michael Beckerman, TikTok’s head of U.S. public policy, said in the blog post. “Interactions with this guide in our app have no bearing on future TikTok experiences, such as recommendations or ads.”  Read More..