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TikTok's greatest asset isn't its algorithm - it's your phone

16 mins | Nov 15, 2022
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Can we escape the platform's addictive grasp? The focus on TikTok's algorithm over the years has resulted in a significant factor in the platform's success being overlooked: the phone. Here Leo Kim explains how our relationship with media has changed due to our smartphones, and if we want to free ourselves from TikTok's grasp, we must first understand how it works.

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