The young people’s favorite video app, TikTok, recently sent a letter to the US Congress that it is an independent operating company, TikTok’ US user data are all stored in the United States. The letter for TikTok was dated Monday, local time, and was issued by the general manager of TikTok, Vanessa Pappas.
On Tuesday, local time, a subcommittee of the US Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the security of personal data for US citizens. Senator Josh Hawley, who presided over the hearing, questioned TikTok’s storage of US user data.
TikTok said in the letter that it has hired a US audit company to analyze TikTok’s data security practices, and TikTok stores all US user data in the United States and does not store US user data in China. TikTok also said it plans to set up a committee of external experts to provide advice and advice on content management and transparency. In addition, the TikTok platform will not accept any political advertisements.
TikTok is currently gaining popularity among American youth groups. TikTok said this year that it has 26.5 million monthly active users in the United States, of which about 60% are young users between the ages of 16 and 24.