TikTok removes over 85 million videos globally in Q4 2022, releases enforcement report

TikTok removes over 85 million videos globally in Q4 2022, releases enforcement report

TikTok, the popular short video platform, has released its latest Community Guidelines Enforcement Report for the fourth quarter of 2022.

The report emphasizes the platform’s commitment to a multi-pronged approach to stopping misinformation and fostering a safe and welcoming community.

In Q4 2022, TikTok removed a total of 85,680,819 videos globally, which represents about 0.6% of all videos uploaded to the platform. Of those, 46,836,047 videos were removed by automation, while 5,477,549 videos were restored.

Pakistan saw the removal of 12,628,267 videos for violating Community Guidelines in Q4 2022. The platform also removed accounts determined to be spam, along with spam videos posted by those accounts. It also took proactive measures to prevent spam accounts from being created through automated means.

In Pakistan, 89.7% of the violative videos were removed before anyone could view them, and 95.5% of such videos were removed within a day. The proactive removal rate in Q4 2022 was 98.8%.

Globally, 17,877,316 accounts that were suspected to be of users under the age of 13 were removed in Q4 2022, and 54,453,610 fake accounts were removed during the fourth quarter.

TikTok’s Community Guidelines prioritize safety, inclusion, and authenticity, and apply to everyone and all content. The platform uses a combination of innovative technology and human review to identify, review, and take action regarding content that violates its policies.

The quarterly Community Guidelines Engagement report provides insights into the volume and nature of content and accounts removed from the platform. To access the full report for Q4 2022, visit TikTok’s Transparency Centre. With this report, TikTok reinforces its commitment to transparency and accountability, as it continues to work towards providing a safe and welcoming environment for its users.