Short-structure video app TikTok said on Wednesday it had taken out almost 62 million videos from its platform during the initial three months of the year for violating its guidelines, as it looks to address security-and privacy-related concerns.
These videos accounted for under 1% of the complete posted on the platform and fell under classes, for example, “Grown-up bareness and sexual activities, harassment and tormenting and scornful conduct,” the company said in a report delivered on its website.
About 8.5 million expulsions were from the United States, TikTok, possessed by China’s ByteDance, added.
The company has put out transparency reports since 2019, after its platform that is enormously popular among youngsters, went under scrutiny for content-and privacy-related issues that have likewise driven a few nations to ban the app.
TikTok, which has been reinforcing its security and privacy highlights to hold clients, opened a substance moderation center at its Los Angeles office last year to support transparency.