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U.S. the country with most TikTok video removals in 2020's final months

U.S. the country with most TikTok video removals in 2020's final months

2/25/2021 5:19:00 AM

U.S. the country with most TikTok video removals in 2020's final months

Between July 1 and December 31 last year a total of 11,775,777 videos were removed that originated in the United States—which was more than any other country.

TikTokduring the second half of 2020, the company has said.Between July 1 and December 31 last year a total of 11,775,777 videos were removed that originated in the United States—which was more than any other country according to statistics revealed inside a transparency report published on Wednesday.

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Following the U.S. was Pakistan (8,215,633), Brazil (7,506,599), Russia (4,574,690) and Indonesia (3,860,156),TikToksaid in the new report.On the global scale,TikToksaid more than 89 million videos were removed for violating guidelines or terms of service in the second half of 2020. Showing the vast scale of the app, that amounted to less than one percent of all videos uploaded on

TikTok.Of those 89 million videos, the company said more than 92 percent had been removed before a user reported them. More than 83 percent had been pulled before receiving any views, and 93.5 percent were taken offline within 24 hours of being posted. headtopics.com

While the report does not provide a U.S.-specific breakdown, the reasons mostly cited forTikTokvideo removals had been minor safety (36 percent), adult nudity and sexual activities (20.5 percent) and illegal activities and regulated goods (17.9 percent).

The rest of the reasons—graphic content, harassment and bullying, hateful behavior and violent extremism—were each under 10 percent of reports,said.TikTok Read more: Newsweek »

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