The Children's Association of Barnardo warned today that children under the age of eight are sexually assaulted through popular online broadcasts such as TikTok. According to the British Mirror website, the terms and conditions of the developed Chinese company stipulate that users must be at least 13 years old, And that any person under the age of 18 must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian, but the application is popular among young people, about 50% of users of the application on the IOS between the ages of 13 and 24, while 60% of users on Android.
TikTok (formerly known as Musical.ly) is a social video application that allows users to share short video clips of built-in digital filters and posters. This application was the fourth most downloaded in 2018, surpassing both InStagram and Snape Chat, and has more than 500 million active monthly users worldwide.
Number of times the application was downloaded in 2018 on Android and iOS:
– Egypt: Uploaded 8.3 million times.
– India: Uploaded 119.3 million times.
– United States: 39.6 million times.
Turkey: Uploaded 28.4 million times.
– Russia: Uploaded 24.3 million times.
Mexico: Uploaded 19.7 million times.
Brazil: Uploaded 18.4 million times.
– Pakistan: Uploaded 11.8 million times.
– Saudi Arabia: Uploaded 9.7 million times.
– France: Uploaded 9.1 million times.
– Germany: 8.8 million times downloaded.
– Italy: downloaded 7.1 million times.
– UK: Uploaded 6.7 million times.
– Spain: Uploaded 6.5 million times.
– Poland: Uploaded 5.7 million times.