Launched in 2017, TikTok has faced mounting pressure over the past several weeks from Washington to Silicon Valley. Photo: Handout

If TikTok is the new US bogeyman, what does this mean for ByteDance’s overseas expansion plans?

  • Launched in 2017, TikTok has faced mounting pressure over past weeks from Washington to Silicon Valley
Topic |   Apps

TOP PICKS

Launched in 2017, TikTok has faced mounting pressure over the past several weeks from Washington to Silicon Valley. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE
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

TOP PICKS

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