Shadowbanned on TikTok?
Have you been the Victim of a Shadowban on TikTok? Were you aware that this practice is Unlawful in numerous areas? With our service, you can create a Legitimate Document and deliver it to TikTok’s Legal Department in just minutes. The majority of users experience their Shadowban lifted within hours.
Things to know about TikTok Shadowban
How to Fix a TikTok Shadowban
Getting shadowban on TikTok can be one of the most frustrating things a user could ever experience, especially those trying to build up an audience using this platform. Something we have noticed compared to other similar platforms is that shadowbanning is more prevalent and getting out of it can feel like an impossible task. In this article, we will talk about the main reasons behind getting shadowbanned, how to prevent it, and a simple but effective way to get rid of it.
How does the shadow ban on TikTok works?
The idea behind the TikTok shadow ban is the same as all the other platforms. However, this one is a little bit more complex as a more advanced set of algorithms is put in place to prevent a certain type of content within the platform. As we have mentioned in other articles, shadowbanning is something platforms don’t always talk about and most of them deny this type of activity.
Is it effective?
Yes, once a TikTok account is shadowbanned, the user will have no knowledge that this penalty was put in place in their account. In a way, it might seem very ineffective but it actually wears off the person trying to post spammy or adult content (Nudity) within the platform. This ban actually goes a lot further and we will discuss it as we consider that this tactic is very advanced.
Why is this so controversial?
Even if you have not been posting inappropriate content you can still get shadowbanned on TikTok for a handful of reasons. We know how hard some people have worked to build up their accounts and become well-known TikTok creators, and this leaves the question if ShadowBanning users are actually protecting the platform or destroying new creators.
Is it fair?
No, the shadowbans discourage new content from ever reaching the right target. If a TikTok user puts a lot of effort into creating content and then the TikTok algorithm decides to hide it from other users, then it will highly impact the user from attempting to create new content.
Can I get rid of the TikTok shadowban?
Yes, luckily there are ways to remove TikTok shadowbans in an easy and totally rightful way. As you might have noticed to this point, this activity it’s not all legal, hiding a user from the platform without any notice or warning is in most cases a barrier to freedom of speech. That’s why the UnBanMeNow team has created a platform that allows you to get unshadowbanned from the platform in only a few steps.
Complete the form
To begin the process, we will need some information about you such as your name, email, and username on the platform. This will help us create the perfect document to appeal this decision and get unshadowbanned on TikTok in just a few hours.
Tell us about your case
Before you tell us about your case, briefly summarize your activity in the platform, we recommend you look back at least a week before you noticed you’ve been shadowbanned. Please be honest as this information will be crucial to submit a TikTok and get rid of your shadowban.
Check the boxes that apply to you
To simplify the process, we have created the most common reasons on why you might have been shadowbanned on the platform. Please select the ones that apply to you, it doesn’t have to be super specific but rather close to your case. Take a minute to think about this and then submit your appeal request.
Start the appeal process
Last but not least, you will have to complete a very easy verification process to start the process. All resources on how to complete this process are shown on the page, including a video that shows you how to complete it. This helps us keep the service running smoothly and easily without any major disruptions.
Why did I get shadowbanned on TikTok?
There is no right answer to this question as there could be several reasons that might or not apply to your account. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean there are no known reasons why this might happen, keep in mind, that yours might be different, and always think about your behavior within TikTok.
Violating community guidelines
This one is probably the most straightforward, posting content that goes against the rules such as hate speech, explicit scenes, and other types of content is extremely prohibited by the platform. In most cases, your account will get permanently banned, but if you are lucky there’s a chance you will only get a shadowban on the platform.
Using copyrighted music
This has been a new feature implemented by the platform, the usage of copyrighted content will get your content flagged. In most instances, the platform will not apply shadowbanning your account directly, you might likely get away with a few things with this, but you will eventually get shadowbanned.
Using the wrong hashtags
Hashtags are actually a very good tool to outreach your content and be visible to more and more people. However, be aware that using too many hashtags could be considered spamming and therefore your TikTok’s videos will not likely appear to anyone, abusing this conduct will get you shadowbanned and in most cases banned. Please avoid the usage of a hashtag that might be related to harmful or controversial topics.
How to tell if your TikTok Account is shadowbanned?
It is not always easy to tell if you got a shadowban on TikTok, the drop in likes, or stop receiving views, which could be good indicators that you have been shadowbanned in the first place. The best way to tell if this has been your case is by:
- Create a unique video with low-volume hashtags
- Post it on the platform (Avoid using copyrighted music or clips)
- Open TikTok from an account that doesn’t follow and is not connected to your WiFi
- Search for the video you just uploaded
If your video is not visible it is a clear indicator that your account was shadowbanned by the platform, what the shadowbans does is minimize your outreach to other users. If you search the content from an account that is not linked to you and has no activity on the topic, then it is clear that the account has been hidden.
Will reinstalling the app fix it?
No, if you delete the app and then reinstall it once again, it will not change your situation. TikTok has taken advanced measures that can detect if an IP has been linked to a TikTok account. Deleting and reinstalling the app it's not against the rules and community guidelines but it for sure will just be a waste of time.
How to avoid getting shadowbanned?
Always make sure to read TikTok's community guidelines as this will give you a better understanding of the shadowbanning on Tiktok. Avoid posting videos that violates the community rules and do not post content that could be controversial as this might get flagged.
Is there any other way to check for a shadowban?
There are more basic ways to check if you have a shadowban on your account or not. For example, you can use the analytics of the account to check if there has been a sudden drop in engagement. If you suddenly stop receiving likes on content that was previously ranking, then there might be a big chance you have been shadowbanned and other people can't see your videos.
Is it worth it to appeal?
Yes, appealing it's one of the best ways to put you back on track with your goals using the app. The best part, it's that now you do this fully online with an automatic process done directly from the UnBanMeNow servers. Simply follow the steps, and submit your case a team member will resolve the issue.