Will the US ban TikTok? Platform accused of spying and leaking data
TikTok allows users to post video clips set to music. The US has over 90 million users in the country as of 2021. Two-third of the app's users are teenagers.
Bytedance-owned TikTok recently admitted to spying on journalists in the US to get to their sources. According to a report by Nikkei Asia, the country is now stepping up efforts to ban the use of TikTok. The report says that the US House of Representatives has approved a legislation last week that will bar the app from government-owned devices.