TikTok on Wednesday launched a localised version of its “Safety Centre” with safety policies, tools and resources in 10 Indian languages. The “Safety Centre” purposes to educate users about security measures while using the platform and is now available in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati, Malayalam, and Punjabi, among other languages. It encourages users to use it or any social media platform in a respectful and responsible manner by not uploading or sharing any illegal content on all social media platforms.
China-based short video sharing platform TikTok Company is expecting the users can better understand various online safety settings and features to keep their accounts safe in their own language. With the launch of the localised website, users across India can also learn to keep their accounts private, the need to use strong passwords and avoid the use of personal information
The safety centre is available in 10 major Indian languages and apart from guidelines, it will provided links to two resource pages tackling anti-bullying as well as an advisory for coming general elections. TikTok motivates users to use it or any social media platform in a ‘respectful and responsible manner by not uploading or sharing any illegal content on all social media platforms.’