The TikTok logo is seen on a smartphone screen in this file photo taken on October 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
The TikTok logo is seen on a smartphone screen in this file photo taken on October 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
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Taiwan joins US states in restricting TikTok as China’s hit video app faces renewed scrutiny

  • TikTok, its Chinese version Douyin and lifestyle and social platform Xiaohongshu have been banned from government use in Taiwan
  • The Biden administration has been trying to come up with a security deal to allow TikTok to continue in the country, where it has 85 million users

The TikTok logo is seen on a smartphone screen in this file photo taken on October 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
The TikTok logo is seen on a smartphone screen in this file photo taken on October 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
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