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Privacy Should You Delete Mitron- An 'Indian' TikTok Clone? Mitron App Privacy Issues Explained

Mitron lets you upload short videos just like TikTok but unlike the Chinese app, Mitron does not have a privacy policy. The privacy policy defines how the app can use your data and it is supposed...

Privacy Sens. Join Call For FTC To Probe How TikTok Uses Kids' Data

With social media apps such as TikTok experiencing skyrocketing popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's more important than ever for the FTC to ensure that companies are adhering to their ...

Privacy Bipartisan group of senators call for investigation into TikTok for children's privacy violations

A bipartisan group of senators is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate TikTok after accusations were made that the app has violated promises to protect children’s privacy.

Privacy Senators want an investigation into TikTok's privacy practices after it allegedly broke its promise to delete videos posted by young kids

Four US senators urged the FTC to look into claims that TikTok violated its agreement with the agency to do a better job of protecting kids' privacy.

Privacy U.S. Senators Urge Probe of TikTok on Children's Privacy

Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children's...

Privacy Bipartisan senators call for investigation of TikTok's child privacy policies

A bipartisan group of four senators on Friday urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate allegations that TikTok violated child privacy commitments it made to resolve a prior complaint.

Privacy House Dems Ask FTC To Probe TikTok Over Kids' Privacy Deal

More than a dozen U.S. House Democrats are pushing the Federal Trade Commission to look into allegations that TikTok blatantly disregarded a deal with the agency that required it to bolster its ...

Privacy Democratic Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over TikTok Privacy Regulations

Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee are requesting that Federal Trade Commission regulators investigate the popular video app TikTok for ...

Privacy Democrats call on FTC to investigate allegations of TikTok child privacy violations

A group of House Democrats on Thursday called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate allegations that social media platform TikTok had violated a child privacy agreement.Reps. Jan ...

Privacy Democrats urge probe of allegations regarding TikTok and children's privacy

Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to urge it to consider probing the short video app TikTok for "blatant ...

Privacy U.S. Democrats urge probe of allegations regarding TikTok and children's privacy

Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to urge it to consider probing the short video app TikTok for "blatant ...

Privacy TikTok Facing New FTC Complaint for Violating Child Privacy Regulations

TikTok is facing a new complaint on child privacy accusing the platform for not removing videos posted by minors and not making reasonable effort to collect parental consent for new accounts.

Privacy GOP Reps. Press TikTok On Privacy Practices, China Ties

A pair of high-ranking House Republicans are the latest to sound the alarm over popular video-sharing app TikTok's data privacy practices, demanding in a letter Thursday that its parent company ...

Privacy House Republicans press TikTok on use of kids' data, ties to Beijing

Two leading Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives wrote a letter to the founder of the popular video sharing app TikTok on Thursday, asking about potentially illegal use of data about ...

Privacy Reps. Walden, McMorris Rogers Grill TikTok Over Privacy

In a letter to Yiming Zhang, CEO of TikTok parent ByteDance, dated Thursday (May 21), they shared their privacy concerns, specifically about possible violations of the Children’s Online Privacy ...

Privacy TikTok Accused Of Secretly Storing Biometric Data In Lawsuit

The class-action suit, filed on behalf of a preteen user, contends the app is secretly storing users' face scans for unknown reasons.

Privacy Lawyers for LA County Girl Sue TikTok App Over Data Collection

TikTok Inc. was sued Wednesday in federal court by lawyers for the guardian of a preteen Los Angeles girl who accuse the social media platform of collecting and storing users’ biometric data...

Privacy TikTok is violating children's privacy, advocacy groups warn

The privacy groups asked the FTC to investigate and fine TikTok. The commission said it received the complaint but had no comment on it.

Privacy Privacy groups say TikTok is violating children’s privacy

Privacy watchdogs say that the popular TikTok video app is violating a children’s privacy law and putting kids at risk.

Privacy American child privacy advocates file a complaint against TikTok for flouting 2019 agreement

A group of 20 American child advocates have filed a complaint against short video platform TikTok for violating a child privacy agreement that it had singed with the Federal Trade Commi ...