TikTok now lets parents make their teens’ accounts more private

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TikTok is expanding its parental control feature today to give parents more options over what their teen can see and how private their account is.

Most of the updates are around privacy. Parents will now be able to restrict who can comment on their teen’s videos, who can view their account, and who can see what videos they’ve liked. That allows parents to limit an account so that only their child’s friends can see what they’ve been up to. TikTok already offers the ability for parents to turn off or limit direct messages, too.

There are also some new content restrictions. Parents will now be able to stop their teenager from searching for videos, users, hashtags, or sounds, which could make it harder for them to find certain content on…

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