TikTok adds new cyber bullying tool when cyberbullying increases


Starting Thursday, Tiktok users in selected markets will be able to delete comments in bulk and block multiple accounts depending on the website. Engadget.

“To manage interactions in a video, users can long-press a comment or tap the pencil icon in the upper left corner to open an options window. From there, users can now select up to 100 comments or accounts instead of creating them have to go one at a time, which makes it easier to delete or report multiple comments or block users in bulk, “the company wrote.

TikTok adds new cyber bullying tool when cyberbullying increases
TikTok adds new cyber bullying tool when cyberbullying increases

The new tool also prompts users to approve or review their comments before they are published. The other changes from Tick ​​tock They include more restrictions on direct messages, comments, and more for users ages 13-17, as well as a guide to preventing bullying.

Tiktok’s new feature is the company’s newest weapon in the fight against bullying and teen bullying, a common problem on the platform.

In March, Tiktok added a comment filter that allows users to set up screens for malicious words. Other social media sites like Twitter and Instagram have followed suit, reports show that the Cyber ​​bullying it has increased dramatically during the pandemic.

Hate speech among children and teens increased by 70% as screen time increased, the site reported light.

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