You now have a way to show your disapproval of hurtful (or simply pointless) TikTok comments. In the wake of a test this spring, TikTok has started the global rollout for a comment ‘dislike’ button. As with other social networks, you can tap a thumbs-down button to express your displeasure, or undo the action if you’ve had second thoughts.
The company bills the feature as another way to get feedback regarding “irrelevant or inappropriate” comments. Ideally, a comment with a large volume of dislikes will warn TikTok about hate speech, spam or trolling that it might otherwise miss. That, in turn, could promote healthier comment sections.
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