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TikTok and Zindagi Trust collaborate on digital safety workshops for public schools.

well-known video sharing app As part of their efforts to educate children, teachers, and parents about digital safety, TikTok has teamed with Zindagi Trust to offer a series of workshops across their network of public schools.

About 3,000 children, teachers, and parents will learn about safe internet usage, with a focus on social media, according to a statement released by the partners.

It stated that a different training for parents and teachers will be held in an effort to inform them of the best ways to safeguard children’s online safety.The statement claims that young internet users in grades 7 through 9 will learn about internet usage best practises as well as how to develop into responsible digital citizens and foster a safe online community across the country.

A variety of topics, including handling online safety issues like cyberbullying, catfishing, and false information, will be covered in the sessions. There will be in-depth sessions on the negative behaviours that are common on social media, the best ways to provide relevant information, how to spot fake news and misinformation, and the reporting processes for illegal and harmful social media content.

According to the statement, another goal of the seminars is to instruct parents and teachers on how to use TikTok’s safety features to keep their kids safe online. They will be instructed on how to use TikTok’s family pairing features, which let parents link their accounts to those of their teenagers and configure parental controls including direct messages, restricted mode, and screen time monitoring.

“These sessions are another step in the right path for ensuring our TikTok community in Pakistan is digitally safe,” said Farah Tukan, director of government relations and public affairs for TikTok in the Middle East, Turkey, Africa, and Pakistan (METAP).

As we continue to create policies and procedures to proactively identify and block every effort to publish improper content on our platform, we are totally dedicated to protecting the safety of Pakistan’s online community.

Faiq Ahmed, senior marketing and resource development manager at Zindagi Trust, stated that it is time to educate the younger generation about digital safety so they can navigate the risks to their privacy and safety online.