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Apple suddenly catches tiktok spying on millions of users

Tiktok is a Chinese vedio sharing social networking service owned by byte dance, a Beijing based Internet technology company founded in 2012 by zhang yiming.

It is used to create short dance, lip-sync, Comedy and talent videos. Byte dance first launched tiktok for the Chinese Market in September 2016.

Later, tiktok was launched in 2017 for IOS and android devices outside the Chinese Market ;however, it only became available worldwide, including the United States after merging with on August 2, 2018

Tiktok, known for its quirky 15 second videos, has been caught illegally and secretly harvesting vast amount of personally identifiable user data.

It then sends the data to China, according to a proposed class-action lawsuit filed in california federal Court.

Sometimes far the the app has been banned in India and is facing possible ban in the United States of America for security reasons.

Sometimes if u have this app in your phone you might have to consider deleting it for privacy reasons.

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