Along with emphasizing TikTokers like Tho Nguyen must be aware of what content is not suitable for children, the Department of Information Security and the Department of Children also asked TikTok to tighten censorship.
|After posting offensive clips that negatively affected children’s awareness, from the morning of March 16 to now, the Tho Nguyen channel on YouTube has hidden more than 1,000 videos, and turned off the function of making money from videos.|
Tighten censorship of content on Tho Nguyen channel
Information from the Department of Information Security, Ministry of Information and Communications said that on the afternoon of March 17, this agency and the Department of Children, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs had a working session with TikTok Technology Vietnam Co., Ltd. about the handling of offensive and toxic content for children on Tho Nguyen channel in particular and on TikTok platform in general.
At the meeting, TikTok Vietnam said this social networking platform actively removed 2 videos with offensive and superstitious content of TikToker Tho Nguyen as soon as public opinion reflected.
Along with that, after this incident, the Tho Nguyen account on the TikTok platform will be included in the group of accounts with tighter monitoring and control to ensure the content is suitable for children.
Mr. Hoang Minh Tien, Deputy Director of the Department of Information Security, said that the case of TikTok Tho Nguyen channel posted a video using a doll “to learn well”, first of all, it is the responsibility of the content creator, Department of Security. Information and the Department of Children have asked TikTok Vietnam to work more with the account holder of Tho Nguyen on the future when posting content, it is necessary to be aware of what content is not suitable for Vietnamese children. Male.
“The Nguyen Poet Channel on the TikTok platform has a lot of children watching, so the channel owner is aware that the contents must be cultural, historical, ethical, pure and suitable. For children is extremely important ”, the representative of the Department of Information Security emphasized.
TikToker must recommend child-appropriate content creation
Noting that the TikTok platform attracts many children to participate, the Department of Information Security and the Department of Children also recommended, for a list of all major influential content producers on the platform. This social network, TikTok Vietnam must make a general recommendation to note what content to produce suitable for children from 13-16 years old.
“TikTok should have reminders and warnings to all content producers who draw from TikToker Tho Nguyen’s experience, thereby creating content suitable for children”, representative of Department An full information stating point of view.
|Ask TikTok to tighten censorship, ensure the content is suitable for children|
On February 25 and February 27, respectively, the account holder Tho Nguyen uploaded 2 clips with content about the doll on the social network TikTok. Notably, in the clip posted on February 27, Tho Nguyen said he made a video using dolls to “ask for good study” due to “receiving many requests from children”. These clips continued to be posted on Tho Nguyen’s YouTube channel and received many condemnations from the online community.
According to the Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information, Ministry of Information and Communications, after the YouTube channel Tho Nguyen released a clip “ask for a doll to study well”, the Department has coordinated with related parties, asking TikTok and YouTube block, remove clips showing signs of violation.
In a document to TikTok Vietnam on March 12, claiming that clips with offensive content on TikTok Tho Nguyen channel negatively affect children’s perception, the Department of Information Security has suggested this platform urgently advocate measures to handle video, account holder of Tho Nguyen channel.
The Department of Information Security also asked TikTok Vietnam to increase filters to strictly control content and implement technical solutions to promptly detect, block, and remove bullshit and harmful content. Adversely affecting children on the TikTok platform.
On March 15 and 16, Binh Duong Department of Information and Communications and Public Security worked with Ms. NTHT (YouTuber Tho Nguyen, residing in An Phu ward, Thuan An city, Binh Duong province) on posting videos “please study well ”on social networking platforms TikTok, YouTube.
At the meeting on the morning of March 15, YouTuber Tho Nguyen applied for a pause due to health problems. On the afternoon of March 16, Inspector of the Department of Information and Communications of Binh Duong issued a decision to sanction YouTuber Tho Nguyen VND 7.5 million for having acts of providing, sharing information and promoting superstitions.
From the morning of March 16 until now, the Tho Nguyen channel on YouTube has hidden more than 1,000 videos, and turned off the function of making money from videos. On this channel, there are currently only clips explaining the “please study well” case and apologizing videos to related parties.
YouTuber Tho Nguyen was fined 7.5 million VND
With the act of providing, sharing information, promoting superstitions, YouTuber Tho Nguyen was fined 7.5 million VND.