Young people can’t get enough of TikTok - and with good reason. But it makes parents nervous - also with good reason. Now, the app has launched a range of safety features designed to address mounting privacy and abuse concerns.
Instagram and Snapchat are sooo 2019. Today it’s all about TikTok, the Beijing-based streaming app that has upwards of 500 million active users. Problem is, kids aren't the only ones who can’t keep away.
It’s just kids making music videos, right? Wrong.
Only a few weeks ago, the massively popular video-sharing app TikTok was hit by a whopping $5.7 fine for illegally harvesting the personal data of kids 13 and under.
When journalist Susan Maushart decided to impose a six-month digital detox on her three teenagers, their first reaction (once the shrieking died down) was “But what about our friends?”
You’re in the car with your 9-year-old and her precociously tech-savvy friend.
The lip-synching app TikTok often surpasses Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat as the most downloaded app in the world, and while on the surface it may seem safe, our cyber experts warn parents of its significant dangers.