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TikTok has modified the default privateness setting for all registered accounts ages 13-15 to personal to enhance little one security.

TikTok desires its younger customers to make knowledgeable selections about what they share and with whom.

“With a private TikTok account, only someone who the user approves as a follower can view their videos. By engaging them early in their privacy journey, we can enable them to make more deliberate decisions about their online privacy,” TikTok mentioned in a public put up on their web site.

Further modifications launched to advertise a protected expertise for TikTok’s youthful customers embrace:

• Tightening the choices for commenting on movies created by these ages 13-15. These customers can now select between Pals or No One for his or her account; the Everybody remark setting is being eliminated.

• Altering Duet and Sew settings to now make these options obtainable on content material created by customers age 16 and over solely. For customers ages 16-17, the default setting for Duet and Sew will now be set to Pals.

• Permitting downloads of movies which have been created by customers 16 and over solely. Different customers can resolve whether or not they need to enable downloads of their movies, although for customers ages 16-17 the default setting will now be modified to Off except they resolve to allow it.

• Setting “Suggest your account to others” to Off by default for customers ages 13-15.

Earlier TikTok restricted direct messaging and internet hosting stay streams to accounts 16 and over and shopping for, sending, and receiving of digital items to customers 18 and over. TikTok additionally enabled mother and father and caregivers to set guardrails on their teen’s TikTok expertise by Household Pairing options in a earlier replace.

 

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