(ANSA) – MILAN, FEBRUARY 23 – TikTok has announced new updates to support younger users, parents and educators on the subject of online challenges and hoaxes, a problem that affects many technological platforms. According to the report by the independent protection services agency Praesidio Safeguarding, published last November, adolescents and adults are looking for more accurate information on the topic of dangerous challenges and hoaxes. The social network has created a new permanent guide within the app which, together with the information contained in the Security Center, encourages members to learn about the various steps to follow to face fake news and online challenges. Working with various experts, TikTok has updated the language used in the warning messages displayed on risky videos, further simplifying the reporting of misleading and potentially dangerous content. “With the aim of helping our community more effectively understand online challenges and have fun safely, we launched new videos made by creators @kiro_ebra, @fabianamanager and @marcoilgiallino at the beginning of February,” explains the team. “The content has been highlighted in the ‘Discover’ hub dedicated to #SicuriSuTikTok. To further educate subscribers, we are taking the important message of these videos directly to community members. In the coming weeks, these will begin to be displayed in the ‘For You’ feed of users under the age of 18 “. In early February, TikTok announced a change to the Community Guidelines structure that gives more evidence to dangerous actions and challenges in a dedicated category. (HANDLE).
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