Slack says that letting people do a code review as a take-home gives a similar or maybe even better signal when hiring.
“[…] we also wanted to know that these folks were good teammates — that they were concerned with maintainability and documentation, and that they could express themselves with empathy and a mindset towards collective learning.”
A lapse in disclosure and some backroom action is not a big deal and nothing much seems to have come from this, but it is a good reminder that everything you see online (not just the posts on Instagram) is fake.
I love TikTok but it is a very large application with very little checks.
Working in organizations, it’s essential to be able to differentiate between things that are under your purview, and things that you should let fall on the floor. Camille Fournier writes a guide here about how to decide what to fix and how to fix that.