It’s no secret TikTok is popular among young people. From 2021, Counting statistics 25% of users of the program fall within 10 to 19 years of age. It’s the life of the platforms, and making some memorable movies. It is therefore understandable that TikTok is taking additional steps to protect these individuals. On Wednesday, the company said it joined them Modern Cooperation, an integrated organization that favors Apple and Google and works to protect children from cyberbullying and abuse.
“We look forward to expanding our witness system and supporting our special education in dealing with child protection and abuse,” TikTok says of the reason for working with the Technology Coalition. As part of the migration, the company has joined a coalition of organizations and several child protection promotion committees. Working with experts on issues affecting her program has become a major TikTok solution to problems such as child abuse online. As one recent example, the company announced earlier this year that it would work with the National Eating Disorders Association physical stimulation.
Announcing today, TikTok too he pointed to other protections they have instead of protecting children. Generally, accounts for people between the ages of 13 and 15 are kept confidential, and only people over the age of 16 can use the app instantly and send text messages. The company brought in most of these when the US Federal Trade Commission issued a fine $ 5.7 million in 2019. Meanwhile, the agency said TikTok has failed to properly manage children’s data. “There is no final step in protecting the TikTok team,” the company said. “We work every day to learn, adapt, and strengthen our policies and practices to reach our communities and hope to implement all of this through our partnership with the Technology Coalition.”
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