Concern is growing in the United States about security and censorship issues involving TikTok. Photo: AFP

US senators call for intelligence probe into app TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance

  • The senators raised concerns about the video-sharing platform’s collection of user data and whether China censors content seen by US users
  • They also suggested TikTok could be targeted by foreign influence campaigns
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Concern is growing in the United States about security and censorship issues involving TikTok. Photo: AFP
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TikTok is one of the few examples of a Chinese social media platform that has achieved global success. Photo: Handout

Short video teen hit TikTok may be starting to lose appeal as data shows slowdown in app downloads

  • TikTok has evolved to become a global phenomenon known for lighthearted content – including lip syncing and dancing
Topic |   Apps

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TikTok is one of the few examples of a Chinese social media platform that has achieved global success. Photo: Handout
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