With a great team of people and under guidance of Shuaishuai Wang – we looked into how BlackLivesMatter was dealt with by the TikTok’s recommendation algorithm at the Digital Methods Summerschool 2020.

After heavy criticism TikTok is opening up it’s supposed ‘a-political’ space for topics that needs coverage, but only in certain ways and under certain circumstances.

Read the report on our exporatory research here: Curated politics: A study of Black Lives Matter protests on TikTok using the digital snowball method