(CTN News) – In the second quarter of 2023, TikTok, the social media platform for short videos, removed over 14 million videos from its site after being found to have violated community guidelines.
It has been announced that TikTok has released its community guidelines enforcement report for the second quarter of 2023 (April-June). The report shows commitment to combating misinformation and creating a safe and inclusive environment, according to a statement released on Thursday.
According to the study, 83.6% of the videos that violated Pakistani law were removed before they could be viewed, and approximately 92.5% of these videos had been removed within a day of their posting.
“The proactive removal rate for the second quarter of 2023 stood at 98.6%. TikTok also removed 18,823,040 accounts that were suspected to belong to users under the age of 13 in order to prioritize the safety of young users,” TikTok said.
TikTok’s annual report emphasized that the company is committed to earning trust through transparent, accountable practices and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for its community.
In the second quarter of the current year, TikTok reported that a total of 106,476,032 videos have been removed around the world, which accounts for approximately 0.7% of all videos uploaded to that period.
A total of 66,440,775 videos were removed through automated systems, whereas 6,750,002 videos were restored after a review has taken place.”
There was a proactive removal rate of 98.6% for the second.
“TikTok’s community guidelines are designed to ensure that all users have a safe, inclusive, and authentic experience on TikTok,” the statement said, adding that the policies apply to everyone and to all types of content, as well as ensuring that their enforcement is consistent and fair for all users.
Using innovative technology combined with human review, identifies, assesses, and takes action against content that violates the TickTok community guidelines by using a combination of innovative technology and human oversight.
As a result of the quarterly release of the community guidelines enforcement report, we have been able to gain insight into both the volume and nature of removed content and accounts, ensuring full transparency.