EU gives TikTok a month to respond to consumer complaints


The European Commission said on May 28, 2021, it has given the Chinese-owned video app TikTok one month to answer complaints from a European consumer group over its commercial practices and alleged breaches of consumers' rights. — AP

BRUSSELS: The European Commission said on May 28 it has given the Chinese-owned video app TikTok one month to answer complaints from a European consumer group over its commercial practices.

The EU’s executive arm said it has started discussions involving the social media platform and the national consumer authorities following an alert launched earlier this year by the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) about alleged breaches of consumers’ rights.

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