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  • TikTok has banned creators from publishing sponsored content related to cryptocurrencies and investing services.
  • The social media app’s branded content policy also bans the promotion of weapons, alcohol, and gambling.
  • TikTok said the policy is “designed to ensure a safe and positive environment” for users.
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TikTok has banned creators from publishing sponsored content related to finance including investment services and cryptocurrencies.

The Financial Times first reported last week that the social media platform updated its branded content policy, which bans the promotion of industries like alcohol, weapons, and gambling, to include financial services on its list of…

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