Sumary of TikTok to be scrutinised over use of personal data:
- TikTok, the video-driven social media platform, is facing two separate inquiries from Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC).
- Uncurated accessTikTok is very popular with teenagers, with about one-third of users reported to be aged between 10 and 19. The platform requires users to be aged at least 13 to have full uncurated access.
- The first DPC inquiry will examine the age verification measures used by the platform to ensure people under the age of 13 do not have free use of the site.