What Parents Should Know About TikTok

TikTok has become quite popular with teens over the past couple of years.

According to a PEW Research Center report published in 2023, "58% of U.S. teens are daily users of TikTok and 1 in 5 teens say they're on TikTok 'almost constantly.'"

TikTok is an online video platform where users can create and share their own content, as well as view the content that others create.

So what should parents know about TikTok?

Axis, an organization aimed to help parents navigate conversations with their kids, recently published an article explaining the ins and outs of TikTok and what parents should know.

Here's a sneak peak of some of the topics discussed:

  1. Why Kids Love TikTok
  2. The Dangers of TikTok
  3. Parental Controls
  4. What's in the Home Feed (aka the For You Page, or FYP)?
  5. Does TikTok Cost any Money?

Click HERE to read the entire Parent's Guide to TikTok.