KARACHI: Tik Tok today announced the establishment of a special transparency center aimed at strengthening its commitment to accountability towards users.
The state-of-the-art center will have historical, annual and quarterly transparency reports for the platform, as well as future interactive reports. With the announcement of the establishment of the Center, the release of 2021 H1 Content Removal Request Reports has also been announced.
The platform diligently publishes transparency reports, recognizing the importance of being accountable for the steps taken to protect itself and its integrity.
To build its credibility through transparency, TuckTalk launched Reports in 2019 and has since continued a series of studies and discoveries that include new, deeper and brand new data revelations in the industry.
Important information includes the volume of suspicious underage accounts removed or advertisements that were rejected because they did not meet strict tick-tock standards.
To continue its transparency, TuckTalk has also included feedback forms for civil society organizations and experts so that more and new report formats can be developed and now read by machine. Data capable of and downloadable is also being offered.
In addition, the release of these reports is intended to be visible, along with interactive charts and graphs so that they can better display the data and take action based on it.
The reports will be published in 26 other languages, including Urdu, English, French, German, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Russian and Arabic, to better reach global users.
The purpose of this center is to provide one-stop shop to its users and provide information on how this platform moderates, recommends, produces products and Protects people’s information.
The latest information published in the recent 2021 H1 Content Removal Requests Reports is a continuation of this goal. Following are some of the previous reports provided to the Center:
Community Guidelines Enforcement Report that provides information on the steps taken to comply with the Community Guidelines and Terms of Service on a quarterly basis.
• A two-year information requests report that provides data on the nature of responses to legal requests and platforms from government and law enforcement agencies to provide information about users.
* A two-year government report on removal requests, which includes requests from government agencies to restrict content and the steps taken as a result. A two-year report on Intellectual Property Removal Requests showing the volume of notices and responses to removal of content infringing copyright and trademark.