According to the short video sharing application Tik Tok, more than 12.4 million inappropriate videos were deleted from the application in the first quarter of this year i.e. from January to March in Pakistan.
A statement released by TikTok said that 96 percent of videos that violated community guidelines were deleted before they were viewed by anyone, while 97 percent of videos were deleted after 24 hours. According to the report, after deleting a record number of videos in the first quarter of the year, Pakistan came second in the list of inappropriate video deletions, which means that Pakistan has the highest number of deleted videos in the world after the United States. The report stated that Pakistan About 97 percent of videos that violated community guidelines were deleted before being viewed even once, while about 98 percent of videos were deleted after being viewed a few times. According to the report, deleted Violations of the community guidelines of the videos were evaluated under the comments and automatic features on the said videos. The report said that like Pakistan, other countries of the world also deleted the videos containing the violation of the community guidelines. And the most videos were deleted in the United States, which numbered 1 crore 40 million was more than 100 million and the second place was Pakistan where more than 12.4 million videos were deleted. According to TikTok, in the first quarter of 2022, a total of more than 10.25 million videos were deleted from all over the world, which is One percent of all videos uploaded to the application. The report also stated that TikTok also deleted thousands of videos based on false information regarding the Russia-Ukraine conflict, while 50 of the Russian entity’s Nearby accounts were also disabled.
In a statement released by the application management, it was also stated that the ads that violated the community guidelines were also removed from the app and ensured the delivery of better and more useful content to the world. For a long time, the videos have started to be deleted, the app has been facing criticism in Pakistan and the world, including the United States, for inappropriate, violent, and obscene videos. Due to the delivery of the content, it has been partially or completely banned several times in various countries and it has also been banned several times in Pakistan.