TikTok will no longer allow children under the age of 13 to upload videos, leave comments, profile, or send messages after an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission has prompted the company today to comply with the Child Protection Act. 19659002] Changes will take effect today for all new and existing TikTok users, who will now be prompted by the app to enter their birthday. Some users have reported that their accounts and videos were deleted without warning after entering a date of birth that made them less than 13 years old.
TikTok Approves US $ 5.7 Million Payment to the FTC Today, allegations that it violates COPPA, the online Child Protection Act, require apps and websites to grant parental permission to users under 1
TikTok Selected Segmentation to Meet Compliance Requirements Younger users indicate what they call a "limited, separate app experience". Users under the age of 13 can still watch videos, but TikTok says they are curated. It also sounds like they could record their own videos but not post them.
Some people over the age of 13 complain that their accounts have now disappeared after entering the wrong birthday. TikTok has responded to Twitter users by asking users to submit a copy of their government ID in the Report a Problem section of the app. However, users have reported that no such feature exists. We turned to TikTok for clarification.
It is not possible to upload a photo of my ID card in the Report a Problem area. All you can do is specify an email address and write the problem.
– Lois Song (@lololeeo) February 27, 2019