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TikTok security concerns | 6 Global News What Happened To...?

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TikTok is one of the most popular apps around the world, with more than one billion users, but in February of 2023, Canada's federal government announced a ban of the app on government devices.
It's a move several countries have made in recent months.
TikTok has maintained the app isn’t unique in the amount of information it collects and all social media companies should be looked at with the same scrutiny.
On this episode of What happened to…?, Erica Vella speaks with experts about whether these concerns are legitimate and if similar measures will be taken against other social media apps.
Find out more at https://globalnews.ca/news/9899774/what-happened-to-tiktok-security-concerns/
Contact:
Email: erica.vella@globalnews.ca
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TikTok is one of the most popular apps around the world, with more than one billion users, but in February of 2023, Canada's federal government announced a ban of the app on government devices.
It's a move several countries have made in recent months.
TikTok has maintained the app isn’t unique in the amount of information it collects and all social media companies should be looked at with the same scrutiny.
On this episode of What happened to…?, Erica Vella speaks with experts about whether these concerns are legitimate and if similar measures will be taken against other social media apps.
Find out more at https://globalnews.ca/news/9899774/what-happened-to-tiktok-security-concerns/
Contact:
Email: erica.vella@globalnews.ca
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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