Tik Tok, currently the world’s most popular iPhone app, under fire over lack of privacy settings


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  • Monday, 28 May 2018

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The world’s currently most downloaded iPhone app has come under fire from cybersecurity experts for a lack of privacy settings, just days after a Post investigation found hundreds of Hong Kong children as young as nine exposing their identities on the platform.

Despite its parent company being a tech pioneer valued at more than US$20bil (RM79bil), protections for users of Tik Tok pale in comparison to rivals Facebook and Instagram, experts said.

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