Teens on Tik Tok social network could have screen time limited by their parents

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TikTok will be implementing new safety features, which means a parent can link their account to their child’s and control the content they see.

The new family safety mode will also allow parents to control the amount of screen time on the social network, who can directly message the account, and restrict certain types of content.

In a blog post announcing the new safety features, TikTok’s head of trust and safety in Europe Cormac Keenan said: “When people use TikTok, we know they expect an experience that is fun, authentic, and safe.

TikTok was one of the most downloaded apps of 2019 and is becoming increasingly popular among young people, at a time when debate continues around the impact of social media use on younger users.

The app introduced screen time management tools last year, but the latest update will prompt users in their feed.

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