Adult-only broadcasts are included in TikTok's livestreaming updates

Adult-only broadcasts are included in TikTok’s livestreaming updates

Starting November 23rd, the social video service will raise the minimum age for presenters from 16 to 18. TikTok promotes this as a natural extension of its adolescent content limitations, but it also follows abuse reports. For example, older viewers have sexually abused young presenters, while teenagers have threatened schools. In principle, raising the minimum age would minimize the number of school-age children who use Live to get into problems that would not be feasible with pre-recorded video. As a result, a tool coming in the coming weeks will remind artists to block terms they’ve already filtered out.