Short video app TikTok said on June 30 that as the company strives to address security and privacy-related risks, the platform has deleted nearly 62 million videos that violated the platform’s regulations between January and March this year.
The company released a report on its official website that these videos accounted for less than 1% of the total number of videos posted on the platform, and belonged to categories such as “adult nudity and sexual activity, harassment, bullying and hateful behavior”.
TikTok, owned by China’s Bytedance, added that about 8.5 million of the deleted videos were from the United States.
The company has continued to publish transparency reports since 2019. Previously, this popular platform for teenagers was subject to strict scrutiny due to content and privacy-related issues, which led to its ban in some countries.
In order to increase transparency, TikTok opened a content review center in its Los Angeles office last year to continuously strengthen security and privacy features to retain users.