TikTok offers positive effects for children and young people. It promotes creative self-expression and strengthens self-confidence and self-acceptance. The platform also serves as a career springboard for young artists and creatives. Through positive interactions and exchange, users can form communities and support each other. TikTok also provides access to educational content and enables consumers to find out about various topics and trends.
The use of TikTok can also have negative At have a negative impact on children and young people. Constant use of the platform can lead to addiction, which can affect daily life and academic performance. In addition, TikTok can also promote a false body image and ideal of beauty, as much of the content is geared towards this. Hate speech, discrimination and bullying are a common problem on TikTok as there is insufficient regulation and control and many users remain anonymous. In addition, the platform can lead to children and young people sharing their privacy and personal information carelessly, which increases the risk of cyberbullying and online harassment.
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