Short-form video app TikTok said on Wednesday that it removed nearly 62 million videos from its platform during the first three months of the year for violating its guidelines, as it seeks to address security and privacy concerns.
These videos accounted for less than 1 percent of the total posts posted on the platform and the company fell under categories such as “adult nudity and sexual activity, harassment and bullying and hateful behavior”. said in a report Posted on its website.
About 8.5 million evictions were from the United States, China’s ByteDance-owned TikTok added.
The company has submitted transparency reports since 2019, after its platform, which is widely popular among teenagers, has come under scrutiny for content and privacy-related issues, which led to some countries banning the app. Have given.
TikTok, which has been ramping up its security and privacy features to retain users, opened a content moderation center in its Los Angeles office last year to promote transparency.