When you post a TikTok, you can choose who it will be accessible to. You can allow everyone on the platform to view it, allow only your friends on TikTok to view it, or allow only yourself to view it. The latter will make the TikTok private.
If you choose to publicise your TikTok, you may wish to see who exactly viewed your TikTok. This can help you keep track of your audience, and help you with your analytics.
Can you see who viewed your TikTok?
There is no official method for seeing who exactly viewed your TikTok. You cannot see specific accounts or users. In the past, there was a way to do so, but that is no longer possible.
TikTok did not officially state why they chose to remove this feature, but it may have something to do with privacy. Some users may not wish for others to know specifically what they watch.
However, TikTok does allow you to do other things than can help with your analytics and TikTok views. We’ll go through some of these features in this article.
How to check your TikTok views
Whilst you cannot see who specifically viewed your TikTok, there is still a way to see how many views your TikTok got.
Open the TikTok app, and navigate to your profile. Here, there should be a list of TikToks you’ve created. To see each TikTok’s view count, you can simply look at the TikTok thumbnails.
On each thumbnail, there should be a triangle icon with a number next to it. The number represents your view count. You can see more details by pressing on a TikTok.
Here, you can see how many likes the TikTok got, how many comments it has, how many people favourited it, and how many people shared it. To see the comments, press on the speech bubble icon.
Using this information, you can deduce how well the TikTok did, and see some of the users who viewed the TikTok. You can assume that everyone who commented on the TikTok viewed it. Each comment showcases who exactly wrote it. You can go on their profiles by pressing on their account icon, which should be to the left of their comment.
This allows you a peek into who specifically watched your TikTok, although it doesn’t show you everyone.
You can also try searching for Duets of your video, if you have enabled Duet for your TikTok. Go to your homepage on TikTok and press the magnifying glass in the top right. Then, search for your TikTok by typing your username. When someone makes a Duet, they usually mention the user of the original video.
Anyone who made a Duet using your TikTok will also have viewed your TikTok. You can also use the view count and comments on the Duets to see who exactly viewed your TikTok.
How to see your TikTok analytics
TikTok also has a feature that allows you to see your TikTok analytics.
Open the TikTok app and go on your profile. Then, press on the three lines in the top right, and select ‘creator tools’.
You will be taken to a list of options. Press on the ‘analytics’ option to view your TikTok analytics.
If this is your first time accessing your TikTok analytics, you will be asked to turn them on. Press the ‘turn on’ option to enable TikTok analytics.
On the analytics page, you will be able to view statistics and other information about your TikToks. Such information includes view counts, followers, overviews on your progress, and more.
In conclusion, there’s a lot of different features you can use with Tiktok, like stitching your videos together or making duets. Unfortunately though, you cannot see who specifically watches your TikToks. However, you can see your TikTok view count, and use the comments to see some of the viewers’ accounts.