TikTok

TikTok
May 8 '20 15:51

An investigation into how social media app TikTok handles the data of children was launched in the Netherlands on Friday. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) said it was examining the app to determine if it was compliant with both Dutch and EU law as it pertains to handling the data of its youngest users.

TikTok
Jan 28 '20 12:15

There was a serious lack of security measures at TikTok, which affected users who posted videos which were moderated by the social media company’s Dutch and German teams, NRC reports. The office was notorious for drug and alcohol use by moderators on duty, and their supervisor, and private information including deleted videos were easily accessible at their WeWork shared space in Berlin.

Friends and family of the moderators were also welcome at the office and were allowed to screen the private user data with little or no supervision, according to the newspaper.

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