Description: To increase safety for teens on its app, TikTok has announced an expansion of its audience controls feature, offering creators the choice to restrict their videos to adult viewers. The adult-only controls feature has been specific to TikTok Live since October, but now it will cover short-form videos as well.
Date: Jan 06, 2023
Questions for discussion:
- What do you think is motivating TickTok to introduce these controls?
- Do you think government regulators should be involved in monitoring online communications distributed by social media companies like TikTok?