TikTok plans to showcase its European operations amid concerns

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TikTok, the trendy social network among young people, plans to allow researchers and policymakers to do so Europe Consider overseeing their teams’ information, in addition to data processing and recommendation system, in an effort to address related concerns Privacy And the safety Of its users.

The social media app said it will open the European Center for Transparency and Accountability, Roughly initially and later in utilities located in Ireland Which is expected to open next year.

Tik Tok Owned by a Chinese company ByteDanceAnd the It has more than 100 million users in Europe. The COVID-19 pandemic has soared in popularity among young people confined to their homes.

In February, consumer groups in European Union They have filed multiple complaints about the company with authorities of 15 European Union countries for alleged breaching the group’s consumer laws and for their failure to protect children from hidden ads and inappropriate content.

On United StateSome lawmakers accused Tik Tok To share user data with the Chinese government. The company rejected the allegations, claiming that US user data is archived at United State So what China It has no jurisdiction over content not located in that country.


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