First war of the TikTok era sees tragedy, humor and deceit


TikTok influencers are now providing updates on the war in Ukraine, complete with memes and jokes. — AFP

Heart-rending videos of artillery strikes are being served up alongside funny snippets such as bomb-shelter cooking tips and invasion misinformation as the war in Ukraine plays out on TikTok.

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, millions of people have tuned into the hugely popular social networking service for news and views of what is happening on the battleground.

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