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Social Media Warnings Rarely Stop Users Sharing, EU Reports Show

The warnings that pop up when someone tries to share potentially false or misleading posts on TikTok Inc., Instagram and Facebook are ignored most of the time.

TikTok’s users in the European Union continue to share posts after getting a pop-up notice marking the content as “unverified” in 71% of cases, according to the company’s report to the EU on Thursday.