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TikTok thwarts Gays, the Fat & Disabled.

TikTok is the flavour of the month. Formerly known as Musicaly.ly until Chinese Company Bytedance bought it in 2018. Merged with the Bytedance product Douhin, and was relaunched as TikTok. TikTok rules the waves now, putting everyone else in the shade including Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube with Instagram suffering the most.

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Don't use TikTok if you want to be safe!

Bytedance has been blessed with the success of TikTok, however, success brings critics, political battles with Donald Trump, rebuke from Police Forces worldwide, accusations that stalkers, weirdos are grooming kids on the portal and allegations they don't care about user safety at all.  Aside from that, it's going great.

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Smart Teenager talks about reality of social media, We respond,

A Bristol teenager writes. "I feel that screen limits should depend on the kid. My brother is driven to do anything restricted from him. Screen time is annoying especially now during corona because I only get 20 minutes of Snapchat and less than 3 on other social media apps"

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What Parents want from Parental Control, We asked, you told us!

Free parental control just isn't good enough, it just isn't clever enough, doesn't do enough, and ultimately doesn't protect you kid's online. According to you here is what matters when it comes to parental control, Time limits, safe search and content control 

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Zoom is making internet safety talks popular again

Zoom is making it easy and affordable for schools to get the best internet safety talks. It's a great way to reach everyone to discuss TikTok, Snapchat, bullying, gaming addiction, and online reputation in primary and secondary. Sessions usually start at 8pm. 

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Why we recommend F Secure SAFE for parental control

We like F-Secure safe as it is simple, well designed and an excellent parental control App with everything parents need to keep their kids safe online, improves their digital wellbeing including sleeping, eating properly and exercise. We recommend it!

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When Parents find naked picture of their Teen on Snapchat!

Every day, parents write into us, asking, what do I do, I've just seen nude, naked pictures on my teens phone. What do I do, What can I do? All of this involves online wellbeing, sexting, snapchat, tiktok

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Ten TikTok Tips and parental control to keep your kids safe on TikTok.

Ten TikTok Tips for TikTok safety, 10 tips parents can use to help keep teenagers safer online, on TikTok. TikTok is the controversial short-form video platform with editing, effects, and sounds to develop great fun memes along with creative content.

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Ten great reasons to use parental controls

We wouldn't let our kids jump on a motorbike without showing them how to ride it safely. However every day of the week thousands of kids hit the internet for the first time without any instruction. Let's change that.

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Making TikTok Private

When you create a TikTok account your profile is automatically made public so that anyone can follow you and view your videos, but if you want to prevent strangers from seeing your content, TikTok lets you make your account private at any time.

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