The European Union (EU) has demanded that Meta and TikTok provide details on their efforts

The European Commission, the executive branch of the 27-nation bloc

social media companies provide information on how they are complying with the Digital Services Act (DSA

which took effect in August 2023. The DSA imposes extra obligations on the biggest tech companies to stop

The EU has given Meta and TikTok a deadline of October 25 to provide information on their response

Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, and TikTok have been asked to explain the measures

TikTok has also been requested to provide further information on steps taken over its “risk assessments and mitigation measures

against the spreading of illegal content, in particular the spreading of terrorist and violent content and hate speech.”