US Senator Josh Hawley said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices. Photo: United States Senate
US Senator Josh Hawley said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices. Photo: United States Senate
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US senator proposes law to ban TikTok for federal workers, citing Chinese government ties

  • Several US agencies that deal with national security and intelligence issues have banned employees from using the app
  • About 60 per cent of TikTok’s 26.5 million monthly active users in the US are between the ages of 16 and 24, the company said last year

US Senator Josh Hawley said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices. Photo: United States Senate
US Senator Josh Hawley said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices. Photo: United States Senate
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