Chinese version of TikTok limits kids under 14 to 40 minutes per day, adding to fight against internet addiction

//Chinese version of TikTok limits kids under 14 to 40 minutes per day, adding to fight against internet addiction

Chinese version of TikTok limits kids under 14 to 40 minutes per day, adding to fight against internet addiction

ByteDance’s short video app Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, is limiting users under the age of 14 years old to just 40 minutes of use per day, tightening technology restrictions on China’s youth as Beijing seeks to further crack down on “internet addiction” following recent video game time limits.In addition to limiting the amount of time children can spend flipping through short videos, the same age group will only be allowed to use Douyin between 6am to 10pm. Similar to TikTok’s rise…

Article by [author-name] (c) Big Tech - South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-09-20T08:00:14+00:00 September 20th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Chinese version of TikTok limits kids under 14 to 40 minutes per day, adding to fight against internet addiction