According to the Washington Post today, it was the same White House spokesperson, Jen Psaki, who presided over the particular briefing via Zoom yesterday.
About thirty main Tik Tok influencers participated in a particular briefing organized via Zoom by the White House to give them information on the war in Ukraine and the strategic position of the United States. According to what the Washington Post reveals today, it was the same White House spokesperson, Jen Psaki, along with officials of the National Security Council who presided yesterday the particular briefing that shows how the Biden administration is concerned that through a social network they are addressing millions of people to get news on what is happening in real time you get correct information, protected from propaganda and disinformation from Russia.
Among those invited to the video call, Kahlil Greene, 21, with over half a million followers on TikTok who said he was not at all surprised when he received the White House email. “People from my generation inquire about TikTok – she said – it’s the first place where we look for new topics to understand what’s going on.”
“We recognize that this is a very important means by which Americans inform themselves – said the director of digital strategy of the White House, Rob Flaherty during the connection – so we wanted to make sure that you get the information from an authoritative source”. After the video call, several influencers said they had acquired tools to ‘debunk’ disinformation and communicate more effectively about the crisis.