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TikTok Tightens Privacy Features For Younger Users

A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, Tik Tok is tightening its privacy practices for the under-18 crowd. Starting on Wednesday, the default privacy setting for accounts with users aged 13 to 15 will be private. That means only someone the user approves as a follower can view their videos, which was not the case previously. 

World TikTok tightens privacy features for younger users BOBy Barbara Ortutay The Associated Press Wed., Jan. 13, 2021timer1 min. read update Article was updated 1 hr ago A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy practices for the under-18 crowd. Starting on Wednesday,

Older teenagers won’t see this default setting change. For users aged 16 or 17, the default setting to let people download the videos they created will now be “off,” rather than “on.” Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the Digital Advertising Alliance

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