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Australian intelligence agencies investigate Chinese-owned TikTok over security concerns

Australian intelligence agencies investigate Chinese-owned TikTok over security concerns

The Federal Government is conducting two complementary investigations into the app TikTok Australia insists users don't have to worry about their data being compromised

TikTok Australia insists users don't have to worry about their data being compromised TikTok and other social media giants asked to front inquiry into foreign interference

The Prime Minister has directed intelligence agencies to investigate whether TikTok poses a security threat.

Home Affairs is also scrutinising the hugely popular Chinese social media app WeChat, which is used by more than 2 million Australians.

This month, representatives from TikTok Australia will also front a parliamentary committee that is investigating the threat of foreign interference through social media.

Source: www.abc.net.au
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