TikTok and Twitch face fines under new Ofcom rules

News and information from the Advent IM team.

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

Ofcom has laid out the measures it will require video-sharing platforms to take to better protect users.

The VSPs, including TikTok, Snapchat, Vimeo and Twitch, must ensure content related to terrorism, child sexual abuse and racism does not appear.

A third of users have seen hateful content on such sites, Ofcom says.

And the regulator will fine VSPs that breach its new mandatory guidelines or – in the most serious cases – suspend the service entirely.

Read via BBC News

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