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Social media giant TikTok is facing a major fine after the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) provisionally ruled that the company may have fallen short of their legal obligations around the UK’s data protection law.
The social media giant, TikTok, has denied claims that there was a significant data breach involving 790GB of user data.
TikTok will stop operations in Hong Kong in the wake of a sweeping national security law in the former British colony.
The short-form video app’s planned departure from Hong Kong comes amid concerns from various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter over the possibility of providing user data to Hong Kong authorities.
TikTok has decided not to allow paid political adverts on its platform, as the 2020 US election fast approaches.
The video-driven social media app has made the move amid increased scrutiny over political advertising on other social networks, particularly Facebook.
TikTok attracts millions of people across the world, mostly younger users, making it a potential target to reach first-time voters.