TikTok’s chief is heading to Washington to defend the video-sharing platform against censorship and privacy concerns as lawsuits and investigations pile up
|12/06/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- TikTok is facing mounting pressure over concerns that it censors content deemed offensive to the Chinese government, accesses users’ data without their consent, and poses a threat to US national security.
- The Washington Post reported Thursday that TikTok’s chief, Alex Zhu, is planning a visit to Washington, D.C., next week to meet with lawmakers who have been most critical of the app.
- The US government is currently investigating TikTok over concerns about its ties to China because its parent company, ByteDance, is based there. However, TikTok has repeatedly denied there’s any connection or that China read more >>>