Amazon calls banning tiktok a mistake

On Friday, Amazon sends an e-mail to some of its employees asking them to delete Tiktok from their devices. However, later amazon says that the e-mail was sent in error., Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. 

TikTok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based internet technology company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short dance, lip-sync, comedy and talent videos. 

Amazon sent an e-mail to some of its employees on friday. The e-mail mentioned that the devices having tiktok app installed in them cannot have access to amazon id login. To have access to their amazon ids back, the employees had to delete tiktok from the same devices. The company gave the reason of ‘security-risks’ for the same. However, approximately after 5 hours of this mail, amazon said that this mail was sent in error. And that the company had no such policies against tiktok.

A great downfall for tiktok

Amazon is the second-largest U.S. private employer after Walmart, with with more than 840,000 employees worldwide. TikTok relies on its users for the videos that populate its app. It has a millions of american users. Hence, if this news comes out to be true, it will be a great downfall for tiktok.

Tiktok is lately facing many consequences regarding its data-handling. Many firms across the world, have accused tiktok for sharing their user’s private data to chinese officials and violating kids’ privacy policy. India banned tiktok with 59 other Chinese apps in June. And according to some tiktok official, america is also ‘planning to ban tiktok’. However, there’s no such news or notice from the latter.

TikTok says its data centres exist in the US and some in Singapore. As tiktok has been facing these accusations from all over the world since a while. As heard from the sources, tiktok is planning to change its roots from China.

Also read, TikTok’s parent company Byte Dance may lose $6 billion:Report

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