ISLAMABAD: Short video platform TikTok removed over 15 million videos from Pakistan in Q2 (April-June) 2022 for violating community standards. With 15,351,388 videos removed, Pakistan ranked second in the world for most videos removed for community policy violations from April 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.
TikTok posted its latest compliance report here on Friday Community Guidelines for the second quarter of 2022 (April to June 2022) published. In the second quarter of 2022, 113,809,300 videos were removed worldwide, which is approximately 1% of all videos uploaded on TikTok. With 15,351,388 videos removed for violating Community Guidelines, Pakistan ranked second globally for most videos removed in Q2 2022.
Nearly 97% of these videos were removed within 24 hours of upload, 98% were removed before a user reported them, and 97% were removed before they were even viewed. In addition to removing accounts for violating the community guidelines, the platform also removed accounts that were deemed spam, along with any spam videos posted by those accounts.
Steps have also been taken to prevent spam accounts from being created in an automated manner. Since last quarter, TikTok has identified 33 new claims of pieces of misinformation, resulting in 58,000 videos being removed. the platform worldwide. Total number of ads removed for ad violation in Q2 2022
Policies and guides have been reduced. This is partly due to efforts to strengthen account-level detection and enforcement strategies, which have helped improve the ad ecosystem and create better experiences for users and advertisers. To further affirm its commitment to fighting misinformation and ensuring safety, TikTok is introducing a new penalty system where if someone violates one of its community guidelines, their account will receive a policy violation warning.
The platform tracks the number of alerts collected, and if the individual continues to post infringing content, they will be permanently banned. The number of strikes that result in a permanent ban depends on the severity of the
Violation and total number of violations.