TikTok bans ads for weight loss products

October 1, 2020

They are concerned that allowing such ads would contribute to body shaming.

TikTok has announced  that it won’t be allowing ads that concern weight loss products on their platform anymore. TikTok said in a statement that it will also tighten restrictions on ads that “promote a harmful or negative body image.” TikTok’s new restrictions come after users have reported seeing videos appear on their “For You” pages that appeared to glorify eating disorders.