The popular Chinese video app TikTok has been banned by the American Army. Now the US Army Soldiers will not be able to use it. The reason for the ban is more surprising. The American Army believes that this Chinese video app is a threat to national security.
According to a report by Military.com, Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Robin Ochoa has said that TikTok is like a cyber threat. The Army believes that this TikTok app of Bytedance can also be used for American spying.
Last month, the US Navy has deleted the TikTok app from its members from the device provided by the government. According to the report, the Defense Department has told its employees to take precautions before downloading any app.
Significantly, the investigation of TikTok app is also going on in America. In October, some leaders had questioned the security of this app, after which this investigation has been started. The main topic of investigation is whether this Chinese app is collecting user data or not.
Tick talk has been banned once in India. However, the reason for the ban in India was the content shown in it. The Madras High Court had ruled to ban it. The reason stated was that Tick Talk is promoting pornography which is having a bad effect on children and it is also affecting the mental health of the users. Later Tick Talk removed the content and claimed that the company will take care of it from now on and the company has made some changes in its policy as well.
Let us tell you that TikTok is becoming very popular and experts believe that the way it is moving, companies like Facebook can get a tough competition. Recently, there has also been news that TikTok parent company Bytedance is giving a good amount of money to the employees of Facebook.