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TikTok rolls out updated system for account enforcement for repeat offenders
Feb03

TikTok rolls out updated system for account enforcement for repeat offenders

TikTok is rolling out an updated system for account enforcement for repeat offenders. The company made this known through an official blog post where it said it plans to get rid of repeat offenders from its platform. “Repeat violators tend to follow a pattern – our analysis has found that almost 90% violate using the same feature consistently, and over 75% violate the same policy category repeatedly.” The new system will impose...

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TikTok is testing new sleep reminders with options to set up alerts
Jan07

TikTok is testing new sleep reminders with options to set up alerts

Image Credit: TechCrunch TikTok users spend loads of hours while on the app; this has been a source of concern for most people. To address this, TikTok is now testing new sleep reminders that include the option to set up alerts when it is bedtime and to mute notifications during the recommended seven hours of sleep. The test was confirmed to TechCrunch by TikTok, which is currently only accessible to a handful of select users across...

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TikTok temporarily puts on hold hiring for US security deal
Jan07

TikTok temporarily puts on hold hiring for US security deal

Image Credit: TechCrunch Amidst its privacy and security issues with the US government, TikTok has temporarily suspended its plans of hiring for US security deal, Reuters reports. The security consultant, would help the company to implement a potential security agreement with the US, two people familiar with the matter said. TikTok has been making moves to assure Washington of the safety of the data of its citizens; but has not really...

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TikTok has started rolling out the ability to restrict videos to adult viewers
Jan03

TikTok has started rolling out the ability to restrict videos to adult viewers

TikTok says it is expanding its audience controls feature. The features give creators on the platform the ability to restrict their video to adult viewers. Prior to this update, the controls feature was only available for TikTok Live. “We’ve started to bring our audience controls feature to creators of short-form video and will expand the feature globally over the coming weeks,” TikTok explained in a blog post. “To be clear: our...

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TikTok launches a new version of its “borderline suggestive model” to help identify sexually explicit content
Jan01

TikTok launches a new version of its “borderline suggestive model” to help identify sexually explicit content

Everyone wants to be safe when engaging in some form of online social activities. With TikTok, there is no gain saying how important it is to stay safe. While Americans continue to express doubts about the safety and privacy of its citizens on the platform, TikTok continues to launch some safety measures to improve what you see online. The China-owned app has just launched a new version of its “borderline suggestive model” to help...

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More worries for TikTok as US House of Representatives orders lawmakers to delete the app from their official phones
Dec28

More worries for TikTok as US House of Representatives orders lawmakers to delete the app from their official phones

Image Credit: Engadget Is the end near for ByteDance-owned TikTok in the US? Well, it seems the countdown for TikTok in the US has commenced, and the Chinese app could lose one its biggest markets in the world. The US House of Representatives orders lawmakers to delete the app from their official phones. This has been coming for TikTok, and does not sound like shocking news to millions of people out there. In the past couple of weeks,...

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