TikTok Limits Screen Time Usage for Youth


Tik Tok announced the introduction of Automatic daily screen time limits of one hour for Accounts back to the palace after social media platform faced Cash over His addiction is between young users.

Teens will have to enter a passcode to continue watching after 60 minutes and those who are older below 13 require a parent or guardian set Or enter a passcode to release an extra 30 minutes, TikTok said.

The short video-sharing app said changes it will be implementedin the coming weeks.”

if it was young person access To TikTok is via a family pairing account, parents Can set a maximum screen time for based on their child on today of of the week, TikTok added.

Chinese version of TikTok, Douyin, is limited to 40 minutes of Daily use for Those under the age of 14 who cannot be reached between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

the new feature adds to the current measures of control young people screen time like prompt show last year Encourages teens to enable screen time management and a weekly inbox notification that summarizes the user’s screen time.

but young Users will still be able to uncheck the timeout feature Or lie about their age, like on other platforms.

Chinese social media The site contains faced Cash over flight time children They range from 4 to 18 years old spend Scroll through the videos suggested to them based on on Their tastes and their algorithms.

According to a recent study by parental control app Qustodio, minors are spending on middle one 1 hour 47 minutes on TikTok daily in 2022.

Data concerns protection in the West also affected the site owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, with recent European Union institutions ordering their employees to remove the app from their device.

The White House has given US federal agencies 30 days to remove TikTok from its website government-Devices issued, and Canada implemented a similar procedure.

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