European Commission bans TikTok

Follows US federal ban last year

Tom Allen
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TikTok was the first non-Meta app to reach 3 billion downloads worldwide
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TikTok was the first non-Meta app to reach 3 billion downloads worldwide

Staff at the European Union's executive branch can no longer use or download popular Chinese video app TikTok on devices they use for work, including personal phones.

The European Commission's corporate management board handed down the ban over cybersecurity concerns, meaning staff will have to remove the app if they already have it. "The measure aims to prot...

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