TikTok is a free social media app that lets people watch, create, and share videos right from their phones. With over 1.5 billion downloads across 155 different countries, TikTok is soaring in popularity, especially amongst young people, And while the age limit for having an account is 13+, many younger children are also using the TikTok app.

How can you make sure your children are not exposed to any unsuitable content when using the app?

Fortunately, TikTok has launched a new new “family safety mode” designed to give parents tighter control over childrens’ mobile phone habits.

Watch this short video from Ineqe Safeguarding Group on how TikTok’s new digital wellbeing tools can help you support the children and young people in your care.

If you want to know more about TikTok, there is a good FAQ on the Common Sense Media website.

 

 

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