Popular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPAPopular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPA
Popular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPA

Australia scrutinises Chinese-owned TikTok over foreign interference, data privacy

  • The popular social media platform, owned by China’s Bytedance, recently set up an office in Australia, and said it is not politically aligned
  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was ‘having a good look at TikTok’ as the US analyses its ‘national security risks’

Topic |   Australia
Popular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPAPopular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPA
Popular video-sharing app TikTok is under scrutiny in Australia over its Chinese ownership. Photo: DPA
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