What is TikTok?
TikTok (formerly Music.ly) is a social media app for creating and sharing short videos. You can create and share short lip-sync, comedy and talent videos of up to 10 minutes long.
How do people use TikTok?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use video sharing services like TikTok.
How can you report online abuse or block someone?
- Report inappropriate content
How to report abuse, spam or inappropriate content.
- Block an account
How to stop someone from contacting you.
How can you protect your personal information?
- Privacy settings
Learn how to make your account as secure as possible.
- Comment controls
Control who can comment on your videos.
- Who can see and download your content?
Choose who can see the content you post on TikTok.
- Control what people can see on your profile
Control which information other TikTok users can see.
- Hacked account
Advice on what do to if you notice suspicious behaviour on your account.
- Personalised ad settings
Learn how to manage your ad personalisation and settings on TikTok.
Key safety links
- Content controls
Manage what you see on TikTok including how to restrict and report harmful content.
- Topic guides
Information about common concerns related to content shared on TikTok including bullying, eating disorders, COVID-19 and online challenges.
- Guardian's guide
Provides a range of safety information for parents about using TikTok.
- Community guidelines
Rules for using TikTok which should be followed by every user.
Information and resources to support wellbeing on TikTok.
The terms you agree to when you use TikTok.
Last updated: 01/03/2024