Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters

Why TikTok is still Gen Z’s go-to social media platform – even if Chinese-owned app may not have their best interests at heart

  • Warnings about app’s collection of user data and interference by its China owners has not lessened teenagers’ love for the video-sharing platform
  • Last month TikTok said it is ‘not influenced by any foreign government, including the Chinese government’

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Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
Despite warnings about the TikTok app’s collection of user data and the possibility that China censors content seen by US users, teenagers still love the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
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