Children spend on TikTok as much time as they do on YouTube
Children from the US, UK, and Spain began to watch TikTok’s almost as often as YouTube clips. These statistics were shared online by the developers of the Qustodio parental control application.
According to the annual report of Qustudio, children from 4 to 15 years old spend on average 85 minutes a day watching YouTube and 80 watching TikTok – the service of short videos. Statistics say that after they go Netflix and mobile games like Roblox.
Data for statistics transmitted to 60 thousand American, British, and Spanish families, who use Qustodio, the information was collected from February 2019 until April 2020.
The data also showed that children started watching YouTube movies twice as much as in 2016. However, the platform is only recommended for use from age 13.
Educational programs have not gained popularity: the number of downloads was the same in 2019 and in 2020. The statistics changed only closer to April when parents and children had to download Google Classroom because of the transition to distance learning.
Children began to use Tiktok almost as often as YouTube. The short video service has gained immense popularity and today children spend an average of 80 minutes a day watching homemade clips, these are the results of a study conducted by Qustudio – a parental control service.