TikTok ‘fails to protect children’, says consumer group, as the Chinese app is hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe

//TikTok ‘fails to protect children’, says consumer group, as the Chinese app is hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe

TikTok ‘fails to protect children’, says consumer group, as the Chinese app is hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe

Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok was hit with multiple complaints from EU consumer groups on Tuesday for allegedly violating the bloc’s consumer laws and for failing to protect children from hidden advertising and inappropriate content.Owned by China’s ByteDance, TikTok has been rapidly growing in popularity around the world, particularly among teenagers. It faces growing criticism about its privacy and safety policies following a number of incidents.European consumer group BEUC…

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By | 2021-02-16T10:41:34+00:00 February 16th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on TikTok ‘fails to protect children’, says consumer group, as the Chinese app is hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe