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TikTok and teens

From recipes to life hacks and how-tos—there's something for everyone on TikTok. But how can parents make sure their teens are exploring and creating safely? That's where TikTok's Family Pairing comes in. Eric Ebenstein, Director of Public Policy at TikTok, says the tool allows parents or guardians to connect to their teens' accounts to manage screen time limits, set their teens' accounts to private, and limit their ability to send and receive direct messages. Having a conversation with your teen to make these decisions together provides an opportunity to discuss online safety and bond over exploring TikTok together.

Click here to learn more about Family Pairing and TikTok's Guardian Guide. Watch the video above as we chat with Ebenstein for more tips and information!