21 April 2021
TikTok tightens its rules on bullying

TikTok tightens its rules on bullying


TikTokcontinues to introduce new features on the platform aimed at reducing bullying and harassment. The social media app will now offer new comment controls and in-app alerts to deter bad comments.

TikTok aims to proactively stop bullying

The app is expanding its comment filtering tools to give users the option to approve all new comments before they appear below videos. With the change, new comments will be hidden until the account owner approves them. The company notes that it already allows users to filter reviews by keywords, but the new setting provides an additional layer of control.

TikTok also adds another feature that aims to proactively stop bullying before it happens. When the app detects that a particular comment may violate its rules, before publishing from users “Rethink” will ask. This feature will alert users when it detects a potentially illegal statement, similar to the feature offered by Instagram.

Like Instagram, TikTok will not prevent users from posting that comment, but will give them the opportunity to change their words. TikTok has tightened its rules on bullying in recent months. Social media company, tyranny and by harassment In December, it updated the community guidelines to add more details to combat policies.

Also, the company’s content policies and moderation Let us point out that he is working with a group of outside experts who advise on the rules.


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