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TikTok users can now downvote comments

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The TikTok company is rolling out a feature that allows users to downvote comments Announced Today.

A button appears next to Likes on individual comments below videos in the form of a thumbs-down icon that users can click. According to TikTok, the feature, which was first announced as a test in April, is now available to users worldwide. Users can cancel their downvote by clicking the button again, and only the person doing the downvoting can see that they have done so.

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The total number of downvotes is not visible.

Unlike the number of likes a comment receives, the number of downvotes is not publicly visible, suggesting that downvotes serve as a back-end moderation tool,…

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