Privacy controls

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Control your privacy settings for comments, Duet, React, Stitch, direct messages and ads from the account or individual level.






Videos

View settings


You can apply different privacy settings to each video you share, even if you have your account set to "Public". You can also change your settings later if you have changed your mind. There are 4 possible video view settings:
Public (for public accounts): Visible to everyone

Followers (for private accounts) : Visible to followers

Friends: Visible to friends only

Private: Visible to me only

To change video view settings for an existing video:

1. Go to the video.
2. Tap
... , located on the top right corner.
3. Go to
Privacy settings > Who can view this video.
4. Choose a privacy setting.

To change video view settings before uploading a video:

1. On the post page, tap
Who can view this video.
2. Choose a privacy setting.






Save settings


The ability for accounts to turn video downloads on or off may vary by factors including region or age:

To view the save settings on your videos:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... to open your settings.
3. Go to
Privacy.
4. Tap
Allow your videos to be downloaded.
5. Turn the feature
On or Off.






Likes


To update settings on who can view your liked videos:
1. Go to your profile by tapping
Me.
2. Tap
... , located on the top right corner.
3. Tap
Privacy > Who can view your liked videos.
4. Choose a privacy setting.





Comments

Comment filters


To change your default video comment settings:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... .
3. Go to
Privacy.
4. Tap
Who can comment on your videos.
5. Chose a comment setting.

When posting a new video, you can choose to
Allow comments from the post page.

To change comment settings for a single video:

1. Go to the video.
2. Tap
... .
3. Go to
Privacy settings.
4. Turn
Allow comments on or off.

You can also use tools to delete certain comments on your videos.


To filter all comments:

1. Go to Me.
2. Tap ..., located on the top right corner.
3. Select Privacy > Comment filters.
4. Turn on Filter all comments.

If you select Filter all comments, comments will be hidden unless you approve them.

To filter spam and offensive comments:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... , located on the top right corner.
3. Select
Privacy > Comment filters.
4. Turn on
Filter spam and offensive comments.

To filter comment with keywords:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... , located on the top right corner.
3. Select
Privacy > Comment filters.
4. Turn on
Filter keywords.
5. Add keywords to filter.

Just as you can also use tools to delete certain comments on your videos, other users might choose to delete comments you have made on their videos.






Direct messages


To change your default direct message settings:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... , located on the top right corner.
2. Go to
Privacy > Who can send you direct messages.
3. Select a setting.






Duet and Stitch


To change your default settings:

1. Go to
Me.
2. Tap
... .
3. Go to
Privacy.
4. Choose the feature you want to change.
5. Chose a setting.

To change settings for a single video:

1. Go to the video.
2. Tap the
... .
3. Go to
Privacy settings.
4. Turn the setting on or off.