This study focuses on the phenomenon of video sharing applications that are currently plaguing the public through one of the smartphone-based applications with the Android and iOS operating systems, Tik Tok. The enthusiasm of the Indonesian people for video sharing applications that use 4G-LTE connectivity is very large. This application allows users or hosts to display video recordings of their users. For celebrities, video sharing applications help them greatly in increasing their popularity in the community. But this application is also vulnerable to being misused by some users to display pornographic nuances, giving rise to many concerns, especially among educators and religious scholars. This study uses qualitative research methods with data collection techniques using observation, in-depth interviews, and document studies as well as descriptive data analysis techniques, with research informants being the Tik Tok application users and several related parties. The formulation of the problem of this research is how the impact of the use of Tik Tok video sharing application on underage children in the city of Bandung. The results show that the Tik Tok video sharing application has many gaps that pose a danger to underage children. Among them is loose age control for users. By using a telephone number, Gmail or Facebook account, users can already display their video recordings through this application. This provides an opportunity for underage children to watch pornographic nuances in the application. The government through the Ministry of Communication and Information as a policy maker in the ICT field has tried to regulate access to Tik Tok video sharing applications through temporary blocking actions.
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