TikTok reveals the number of active users in the US Currently, it has exceeded 150 million people per month. An increase of 100 million in 2020
Popular short video sharing app from China released the latest information before TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew, Singapore. He will testify before the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. On this Thursday (23 March)
Last Friday, six US senators supported a bill that would give President Joe Biden the power to ban TikTok on security grounds. while the Biden government The Chinese owner of Tiktok is selling all the shares If you don’t want the app to be banned in America.
TikTok has faced increasing pressure in Washington, including calls from members of Congress who fear the app could collect users’ personal data for the Chinese government.
TikTok announced in September 2021 that its global monthly active users exceeded 1 billion.
Mark Warner, Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee The Biden administration, which was involved in supporting a bill that would allow the Biden administration to ban TikTok, admitted that it did not believe that TikTok’s user database in the US was “secure” enough .
However, TikTok confirmed that it has invested more than $1.5 billion to protect the security of user data. He denied accusations of spying for the Chinese government.
“If the goal is to protect national security, undoing will not solve the problem. And changing owners does not make the flow or access to data more limited,” TikTok said.
Its 150 million monthly active users reflect TikTok’s immense popularity among young Americans. In an interview with Bloomberg media that the bill to ban TikTok could create a political ripple.
“The politician in me says You will forever lose the under 35 voter base.” she said
Several TikTok content creators are traveling to Washington this week to explain why the United States is not appropriate to ban such apps.