CCP Denies Using TikTok to Track Americans

Following a report from Forbes alleging that TikTok parent company ByteDance had plans to use the app to track American users, the company has taken to social media to deny that the CCP was using the app in this way. 

Forbes reported that a China-based team at TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, planned to use the app to monitor the location of “specific” American citizens. 

TikTok took to Twitter to counter Forbes, suggesting that their reporting lacked “both rigor and journalistic integrity.” 

“Specifically,” they wrote, “Forbes chose not to include the portion of our statement that disproved the feasibility of its core allegation: TikTok does not collect precise GPS location information from US users, meaning TikTok could not monitor US users in the way the article suggested.” 

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