Here are three TikTok parental features that you should know about if your teens are using the app.
It’s hard being a parent these days – especially with so much technology put in the hands of children and teens. This is especially important with TikTok, as a majority of users are in younger age groups. To help parents keep their teens’ use of its app both safe and enjoyable, TikTok has a host of parental features for them to use.
Here are three of these Family Pairing features that let parents link their TikTok account to their teens’, enabling several, content, and privacy settings.
‘Family Pairing’ settings are here to help provide a family-friendly experience for everyone! #ParentsOfTikTok
1. Screen time management
With Family Pairing, parents are able to set limits to how long their teens spend on TikTok every day. This provides them with a “balanced online experience.”
Control how much time you can spend online. 🕓
2. Setting comment filters
Parents are able to choose exactly who is allowed to comment on their teens’ videos – friends or no one – giving parents more control over who can engage with their teen on the platform.
Noisy audience? Choose who can comment on your videos.
3. Direct messages
Commenting is only one part of the engagement with a profile. Not only can parents restrict who can comment on their teen’s videos, but they can also manage who can send them direct messages. The alternative is to turn off direct messaging entirely.
Direct messaging will be turned off by default for users that are under 16, and images and videos that are off-platform can’t be sent in messages.
When you only want to chat with the people you follow…💭
You might also like
More from TikTok
TikTok personalized ads will be based on users in-app activities, such as liked videos and interactions with other ad units.
TikTok is launching two new comment features in a bid to promote kindness among users on its platform.
TikTok has announced the formation of a European Safety Advisory Council to provide third-party advice on content moderation and enforcement.
SAG-AFTRA revealed a new 'Influencer Agreement' that offers representation to TikTokers and Creators across other platforms.
TikTok is expanding its existing collaboration with Universal Music Group, bringing future benefits for recording artists and songwriters.
Username hacking consists of stealing rare and coveted usernames on platforms like Instagram, and then sell them for a profit.