A man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: ReutersA man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters

US Republicans worry China might use TikTok to meddle in presidential election

  • In a letter dated Tuesday, Marco Rubio, Tom Cotton and other lawmakers cited alleged censorship by TikTok of sensitive content
  • A TikTok spokesperson said the app already has a strict policy against disinformation, and does not accept political ads

Topic |   TikTok
A man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: ReutersA man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A man walks by a logo of Bytedance, the China-based company which owns the short video app TikTok, at its office in Beijing, July 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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