TikTok has published its new Transparency Report, with data corresponding to the second half of 2020 and which includes the activity carried out by the company in compliance with its Community Standards or Terms of Service.
TikTok deleted 22 million accounts in the last six months of 2020
According to the report, in the period from July 1 to December 31, 2020, TikTok removed 89,132,938 videos worldwide for violating its usage rules. Despite how large the figure is, it represents less than 1% of all videos uploaded to TikTok during that period. These videos have to be added to the 105 million eliminated during the first half of 2020, to obtain the total figure of 194 million videos deleted in 2020.
The company ensures that it acted proactively in 92.4% of the cases, as the videos were deleted before any user reported them. In addition, 83.3% of the videos were removed before they received views and 93.5% were removed within 24 hours of their publication, according to data provided by TikTok.
Regarding the number of accounts eliminated, the figure exceeds 22 million during the last six months of 2020. According to the report, 6,144,040 accounts were eliminated for violating the Community Rules, while 9,499,881 accounts were also deleted. spam and 5,225,800 spam videos posted by those accounts.
On the other hand, TikTok has communicated that thanks to the use of automated suspicious activity detection methods During the account creation process, 173,246,894 accounts were prevented from being opened through automated methods, bots that may have used them for illicit purposes.
Finally, in the advertising section, TikTok rejected more than three and a half million ads during the last six months of 2020 for violating the advertising policies and regulations of the social network.