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TikTok - What is it and why should parents be cautious?

TikTok is a social video-sharing application. It enables users to create, edit and share 60-second videos with filters, special effects and music. Like other social media platforms, TikTok allows users to comment, like and follow any content they come across on the app. TikTok is available for both Android and iOS operating systems and can be downloaded respectively on the app stores. TikTok is the new kid on the block and with over 1 billion users as of December 2019, it looks like it is here to stay. Who can use the TikTok app?  TikTok has a large user following of people less than 25 years of age. According to their terms and conditions, anyone between the ages of 13 and older can sign up as a user. It is believed that the reason why the app appeals to young people is the fact that it is a platform that allows the opportunity of being creative. The youth can also build a community surrounding their passion…

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