Karachi: TikTok, the premier platform for short videos, has unveiled its latest Community Guidelines Enforcement Report for the second quarter of 2023 (April-June 2023), reaffirming its commitment to combat misinformation and nurture a secure, all-embracing community.
In a statement released on Thursday, the report highlights TikTok’s steadfast dedication to building trust through transparency and ensuring a safe environment for its users.
Throughout Q2 2023, a total of 106,476,032 videos were globally removed, constituting roughly 0.7% of all uploads on TikTok. Among these, 66,440,775 videos underwent automated removal, while 6,750,002 videos were reinstated after review.
In Pakistan, 14,141,581 videos were removed for violating Community Guidelines in Q2 2023. Alongside addressing Community Guidelines violations, TikTok proactively targeted spam accounts and associated content, taking preventive measures to curb the creation of automated spam accounts.
During Q2 2023, 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 proactive removal rate for Q2 2023 stood at 98.6%. Globally, TikTok also removed 18,823,040 accounts suspected to belong to users under the age of 13, prioritizing the safety of young users.
TikTok’s Community Guidelines are designed to foster a safe, inclusive, and authentic experience for all users. These policies apply to everyone and all types of content, with TikTok striving to ensure consistency and equity in their enforcement.
TikTok utilizes a combination of innovative technology and human review to identify, assess, and take action against content that violates its Community Guidelines. The quarterly release of the Community Guidelines Enforcement Report provides insights into the volume and nature of removed content and accounts, ensuring full transparency. For the complete Q2 2023 report, visit TikTok’s Transparency Centre, available both in Urdu and English.