Ogilvy UK will no longer work with influencers who distort or retouch their bodies or faces for brand campaigns in a bid to combat social media’s “systemic” mental health harms.
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TikTok is feeding false and misleading content about the war in Ukraine to users within 40 minutes of their signing up to the app, regardless of whether they run any searches on the platform, an investigation by NewsGuard has found.
The government is to introduce its long-awaited Online Safety Bill in Parliament on Thursday.
The bill is intended to tackle a wide range of harmful online content, such as cyber-bullying, pornography and material promoting self-harm.
Social networks could be fined or blocked if they fail to remove harmful content, and their bosses could be imprisoned for a lack of compliance.
Labour said the bill's delays meant disinformation in the UK was growing.
There's also a useful guide by iNEQE here
Nearly two weeks after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the flow of false or misleading information about the war hasn't let up and now there are some outlandish theories being shared online.
Marta Vasyuta is a regular 20-year-old Ukrainian.
And like many people of her age she's on TikTok.
Until last week she had a few hundred followers on the video-sharing app. She posted videos from nights out, and lip-synced to her favourite music.
When Russia invaded Ukraine, she happened to be in the UK visiting friends she'd met at university.
She watched in horror at reports of Russian bombs falling on Kyiv.