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TikTok Deletes Over 10 Million Videos in Pakistan in Q2 2023

TikTok, the popular short-form video app, has released its community guidelines enforcement report for the second quarter of 2023 (April-June), showing its efforts to combat misinformation and create a safe and inclusive space for its users.

According to the report, TikTok removed over 10.4 million videos from its platform in Pakistan for violating its community guidelines, which are designed to foster a positive and authentic experience for all users. The report also said that 83.6% of the violative videos in Pakistan were removed before anyone could view them, and approximately 92.5% of such videos were eliminated within a day.

The report also revealed that TikTok removed 18,823,040 accounts suspected to belong to users under the age of 13 globally, prioritising the safety of young users. The report also highlighted TikTok’s proactive removal rate, which stood at 98.6% for the second quarter of 2023.

The report underscored TikTok’s ongoing commitment to earning trust through accountability and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for its community. The report also provided insights into the volume and nature of removed content and accounts, ensuring full transparency.

TikTok utilises a combination of innovative technology and human review to identify, assess, and take action against content that violates its community guidelines.

TikTok said it will continue to work with experts, regulators, and users to enhance its policies and practices, and to ensure that TikTok remains a platform for creativity, joy, and inspiration.

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