The logo of ByteDance’s short video app TikTok seen on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo on September 28, 2020. Photo: AP
The logo of ByteDance’s short video app TikTok seen on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo on September 28, 2020. Photo: AP
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TikTok faces probes in EU over transferring data to China and processing children’s information

  • Ireland’s Data Protection Commission is investigating whether TikTok’s handling of personal data complies with the EU’s strict data protection law
  • Another probe is examining the short video platform’s age verification and handling of data for minors

The logo of ByteDance’s short video app TikTok seen on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo on September 28, 2020. Photo: AP
The logo of ByteDance’s short video app TikTok seen on a user post on a smartphone screen in Tokyo on September 28, 2020. Photo: AP
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