• The feature will enable Indian users to end sessions on other devices and logout remotely
  • Leading short video platform launches product video to educate users about its industry-leading safety features and guidelines

India, June 17, 2019: TikTok, world’s leading short video platform, today announced the launch of ‘Device Management’, its latest safety feature that enables users to have complete control of their account. With safety being  a key priority at TikTok, the launch of the device management feature is a part of TikTok’s ongoing safety initiative.

Using this feature, TikTok users will be able to end sessions or remove their accounts from other devices from within the TikTok app to better manage their safety of their account. This feature will help avoid the misuse of user accounts.  TikTok constantly promotes a safe and positive app experience for its over 200 million users in India by offering them  in-app tools and educational content to equip them with all the information they need to have the best possible experience while showcasing their creativity. The new feature further empowers them to manage their online presence in a wise and safe way and choose the sessions they want to end.

TikTok’s ongoing commitment to online safety in India

Device Management feature is an addition to TikTok’s existing suite of 13 industry leading safety features, which are designed to protect our Indian users. Features like age gate, restricted mode, screen time management, comments filter and safety centre are helping users to safely showcase their creative expression through their videos. Furthermore, as part of ongoing education for users, TikTok has released a series of educational videos in Hindi and English to help our users understand and learn the workings of our industry leading 14 safety features. The video is curated to be fun and easy to understand with useful information on safety guidelines and tools for our Indian users.

As a platform that celebrates trends and embraces diversity, TikTok has become the preferred platform for expression, given its lowered boundaries for sharing, creating, discovering — all made easy on mobile of over 200 million Indian users. As it continues to nurture its growing diverse global community, TikTok will continue to launch new tools and initiatives to support the creation of a positive and safe app environment, where users can express themselves and have fun. For more information about TikTok’s safety efforts, please visit: https://www.TikTok.com/safety/.


About TikTok

TikTok is the world's leading destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and moments that matter in everyday life. TikTok empowers everyone to be a creator directly from their smartphones and is committed to building a community by encouraging users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos. TikTok has offices in Beijing, Berlin, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo. In 2018, TikTok was one of the most downloaded apps in the world. TikTok is available worldwide for iOS and Android. Visit www.tiktok.com