You don’t have to have a video completely deleted for censorship to take place. Instead, they could use something called ‘shadow-banning’.
“That means when content is sent out by a user, and they think that their followers have seen it, but in fact, it’s not being shown to anyone at all
The popular video-sharing app’s reputation for light-hearted fun belies a much darker threat, with the Chinese Government able to access data on over a billion of TikTok’s users.
Really interested in the subversive censorship inherent within TikTok: