They don’t just believe it in the White House, and it is that 3 out of 5 Americans think that TikTok is a threat to their national security.
many are the regions that have been blocking or controlling access to TikTokeven in Spain our government monitors the smartphones of officialsand it is that the suspicions of espionage and data theft They are raised around the popular ByteDance social network, originating in China.
The truth is that to date they were the politicians and employees of companies with sensitive information those who were paying the most attention do not use TikTok on your corporate devicesbut the message has caught on and that some North American states have blocked it It looks to be convinced Americans that TikTok is dangerous for your security.
We do not say it, and it is confirmed by a study of Pew Research Center which the classmates echoed Business Insiderconcluding that 3 in 5 Americans view TikTok as a threat to national security showing off “somewhat or very concerned” for the data and information collection practices carried out by the application.
Nothing less than 64% of those surveyed show their discrepanciesand that TikTok has more than 150 million registered users and assets in the United States.
Perhaps the sample is not too representative, and it is that 1 in 5 respondents said, yes, that they do not see or use the application of short and vertical videos, so popular and addictive especially among the youngest.
We already knew that TikTok collects a huge amount of information from our devices, although more and more users seem to be aware that this is not a good thing… What do you think?
In fact, it is that the report itself states that older Americans are more likely to view TikTok as a threatbeing two thirds of those over 65 who doubt the ByteDance social network by 49% of the surveyed users between 18 and 29 years old.
The truth is that, as we said, not only Montana, which was the first, along with other states in the United States have begun to apply usage restrictions to your public officialsand it is that globally many countries in Europe and other regions have reported similar actions and recommendations to their representatives not to install apps for personal use on their corporate devices.
And you, what do you think of TikTok? Do you see it as a threat by collecting a large amount of information from your devices? Would you still use it if you knew all the digital profiling that the app does of you?