You’ve probably heard some bad stuff about TikTok. It’s a video-sharing social media platform seemingly with good intentions, hijacked by users with questionable motives. That means sexual content and privacy concerns.
It’s hugely popular, however, so your children will probably want to use TikTok. How can you make the service more secure?
What Age is TikTok Appropriate for?
Browse TikTok and you might find inappropriate language and suggestive footage, porn stars, and users hurting themselves. This isn’t all the social network is, but you should know about the darker side alongside the positive stories about communities, fun dances, and joyfulness.
TikTok reacted to media attention by adding Family Pairing. After further concerns were raised, they expanded the capabilities of this function too.
So what is Family Pairing on TikTok? It’s a service which lets parents link their own TikTok account to their teen’s, so you can impose restrictions on their activities.
The first thing to note is that it’s marketed for people over the age of 13. Don’t let them use TikTok unless your child is a teenager.
There’s also an affiliate app, TikTok for Younger Users, which severely limits what the user can do. They can’t post their own