Tiktok removes over 380k videos and 1300 accounts for policy violation and posting hateful content
More than 380,000 videos have been removed in the U.S. for violating the hate speech policy, which Tiktok said on Thursday.
More than 1,300 accounts have been banned by Tiktok, for posting hateful content in the U.S. In a blog post, TikTok said that race-based harassment content was not tolerated and that there is a zero-tolerance policy for hate groups and that content denies “violent tragedies” like the Holocaust or slavery. Check out the alternative of the Tiktok app.
People know this app for dancing and dubbing viral routines and challenges, which is quite popular with teenagers, but according to the analysis of the Anti-Defamation League, earlier this month said the hate speech related to white and anti supremacy -Semitism was being used on the platform.
The first members of a content advisory board were appointed in March by TikTok, which because of its content moderation practices was under scrutiny. The members were appointed for advising on their policies and evaluating the company’s performance.
Last week, the owner of Tiktok, ByteDance, received orders from the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to divest TikTok’s operations in the United States in 90 days. Increasing pressure on the company Tiktok because of concerns about the security of personal data that is handled by the company. US officials have expressed concerns that users’ information could be passed on to the Chinese government.
User data was never provided to the Chinese government by TikTok and would never do so in the future, according to TikTok.