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ByteDance limits TikTok app time for Chinese users under 14

Monday 20 September 2021 | 10:01 CET | News
ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, said it will be limiting app time for users under 14 years old to 40 minutes per day, the Verge reported, citing a blog post from the company in Chinese. People under the age of 14 will only be able to access the service, known as Douyin in China, between 6.00 and 10.00 am.

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Countries: China
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