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What’s the Reason Behind China’s Exclusion from the Global Tik Tok Craze?

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There is no doubt that the TikTok platform, which has become the most popular in the world, is not like that in China, in how much the country of a billion depends on another application that offers a less harmful product and is designed to protect its youth.

In detail, a new technical report, citing specialists from the US Department of Defense, says that the TikTok platform, which penetrates the devices of young people and teenagers, does not in China, in How much questThe latest adopts a local version of another application called Douyin and has its own laws to protect users.

New warning

“Doyin” contains almost the same features as TikTok, but with one essential difference, that users under the age of 14 must use “Teen Mode” for their protection.

To reduce in largely their negative impact, Duyen limits their use to 40 minutes a day between 6am and 10pm, in order to ensure they get enough sleep.

In addition, only specially and carefully selected “inspirational” content from scientific, medical and other materials is offered

Douyin also monitors, through a series of preventative measures, the time a young Chinese user spends on the platform and the types of content consumed while viewing it, according to Nicholas Chailan, program manager at the US Department of Defense for the New York Post.

The expert also confirmed that the algorithm between the two applications differs significantly, in how much it improves the scientific, educational and historical content in China through Douyin, while the rest of the users watch stupid dance videos on TikTok with the main goal of “making us stupid”, as he said and in reference to the Americans.

Big worries

Interestingly, children and adolescents all over the world watch one media of 91 minutes of TikTok video per day, giving the platform unprecedented access to the eyes, ears, hearts and minds of young people.

While concerns about TikTok’s massive impact on young people in America prompted Federal Communications Commission chairman Brendan Carr to ask Apple to remove the platform from its App Store.

However, the company did not respond to the request.


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