That TikTok is an almost addictive application is not something that surprises its users, just scroll to see the next video so that said displacement becomes infinite. And that’s exactly what the company wants to fix: TikTok is introducing changes to the app so the user can choose whether they want to see videos interrupted from loading. Also, it will display all the time the user spends on the app.
You open TikTok and watch a video you like. You think, “Why don’t I look to see what’s next?” The second video entertains you, the third you skip it because you don’t like it too much, with the fourth the thing changes: it’s a tutorial on how to make dining room chairs, so simple that tomorrow you will surely buy wood. and without realizing it you’re addicted to TikTok’s infinite scroll
TikTok wants to reduce the time you spend on TikTok. If you want
The latest developments of the platform aim to improve the health of the user who uses your applications (and your detox). Since they developed the recommendation algorithm so that we spend as much time as possible “scrolling” in the application, the result is that we interact excessively with the gesture of moving the screen from bottom to top.
TikTok expands measures to improve the digital well-being of its users with a restriction to infinite scrolling of videos. Through an option in the settings, TikTok will include notices from time to time to nip the viewing of more content in the bud. As time runs out, which can be personalizeda warning will appear on the screen reminding you to take a break.
The other great novelty concerning the digital well-being of users also concerns uses: TikTok will have detailed charts and data
The latest change relates to TikTok’s abuse of young people: the app will alert users between 13 and 17 years old when they reach 100 minutes of daily use. TikTok will remind you to use time tracking tools so you don’t overdo it, but this will only be a warning, not an imposition.
Changes related to Digital Wellbeing in TikTok are coming to all apps soon. They are not currently available: they should appear in the “Digital detox” menu, within the TikTok settings.
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