KARACHI: Short-form video platform TikTok has released its latest Commu­nity Guidelines Enforce­ment Report for the April-June quarter, “building on its commitment to a multi-pronged approach to stop misinformation on the platform”.

In the second quarter of 2022, 113,809,300 videos were removed globally, which represents about 1 per cent of all videos uploaded to TikTok.

Pakistan, with 15,351,388 videos removed for violating Community Guidelines, ranked second in the world for the largest volume of videos taken down in Q2 2022.

Nearly 97 per cent of those videos were removed within 24 hours of being, 98 per cent were removed before a user reported them, and 97 per cent were removed before having any views. The platform also removed accounts determined to be spam, along with spam videos posted by those accounts.

Published in Dawn, October 8th, 2022

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