Jul 10, 2020

TikTok: Amazon tells employees to remove app from phones

Amazon has told its employees to remove the video-sharing app TikTok from any mobile device that can access their company email over "Security risks". In an internal memo, the company said employees could still use the app on Amazon laptop browsers. "Due to security risk, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email," the company said in an email which was seen by multiple news outlets and shared by employees on Twitter. "If you have TikTok on your device, you must remove it by July 10 to retain mobile access to Amazon email." Mr Pompeo has banned state department employees from downloading the app and suggested the app could also be banned in the US..

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