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What’s wrong with TikTok? | Susan McLean – Podcast

After being released in China in 2016 and globally the following year, TikTok has quickly become a social media phenomenon.

With its ability to create quirky, short-form videos incorporating dancing and comedy, the platform has a devoted audience, particularly young people. But it’s not all good news for TikTok and several countries are taking the company to task on a number of concerns.

Today Education Review talks to Susan McLean, widely known as the ‘cyber cop’ and founder of Cyber Safety Solutions to learn more about these concerns.

While McLean acknowledges there is lots of fun stuff on the app, it's the refusal to take down inappropriate content and accounts in a more timely way that concerns her.

"They don't focus on child safety," she summed up.

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