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TikTok removes 3.5m videos from Bangladesh

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 18 July, 2022 12:00 AM
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TikTok removes 3.5m videos from Bangladesh

TikTok has released its latest Community Guidelines Enforcement Report for first quarter of 2022, including updates on its commitment to support the safety of the community and foster kindness on the platform.

The report reflects the platform’s ongoing commitment to earn trust by being accountable while working to be safe and welcoming.

Efforts include fostering authentic engagement across the comment space, safety reminders for creators and adhering strictly to the extensive Community Guidelines.

According to the report, Bangladesh had a removal rate of 95.8 percent before any views and 97.9 percent before 24 hours.

A proactive removal rate of 99.2 percent was used by TikTok to remove 3,475,456 Bangladeshi videos.

With these figures, Bangladesh came in 8th on TikTok's list of countries with the most videos removed from January to March 2022.

 With 14,044,224 videos removed, the US came in the first place, followed by Pakistan with 12,490,309 videos removed.

TikTok's Community Guidelines are designed to foster an experience that prioritises safety, inclusion, and authenticity.

The report also revealed that in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war, TikTok's safety team focused on the Ukraine war and removed 41,191 videos, 87% of which violated its policies against harmful misinformation.

TikTok also labeled content from 49 Russian state-controlled media accounts.

The platform also identified and removed six networks and 204 accounts globally for coordinated    efforts to influence public opinion and mislead users about their identities.

The report also revealed that the total volume of ads removed for violating TikTok's advertising policies and guidelines increased in the first quarter of 2022.

To learn more about content guidelines and policies on TikTok, refer to the Community Guidelines.