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TikTok is tracking how long you hover over certain videos and knows when you watch something twice — even if you don’t directly interact with the content, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. This can lead users to spiral down video rabbit holes and watch extreme content, the Journal notes.
TikTok has been downloaded three billion times around the globe, a critical milestone only Facebook apps have previously achieved.
The video-sharing app’s most popular feature is the For You feed, advertised as an “endless stream of short videos that feel personalized just for you.” In a company blog post from last year, TikTok said the three main factors fueling its recommendation system are user interactions, video information, and device and account settings.
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“A strong indicator of interest, such as whether a user finishes watching a longer video from beginning to end, would receive greater weight than a weak indicator, such as whether the video’s viewer and creator are both in the same country,” TikTok wrote.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology
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