Wells Fargo bank asked some of its employees to remove the application TikTok of their smartphone professional. This is far from a first.
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If TikTok is experiencing a strong success in the world, having been downloaded more than 87 million times in the month of June, the application knows a few setbacks. For several months, she has been the subject of investigations which examine its relations with the chinese authorities. The USA are wary particularly of the service, so much that the country has barred most of the branches of the us army’s use, while India has just banned the last of the territory.
After Facebook, Google, Netflix… Wells Fargo bans also TikTok
In this particular context, it is the turn of the us bank Wells Fargo to prohibit the use of TikTok to its employees.
A spokesperson for the establishment said to the media specialist The Verge : “We have identified a small number of employees from Wells Fargo with equipment owned by the company that had installed the app TikTok on their device. Because of the concerns regarding the controls and practices of TikTok in terms of privacy and security, and because the devices belonging to the company shall be used solely for the business of the company, we asked these employees to remove the application from their devices “.
This decision follows an “error ” of the Amazon occurred, there is little. The group sent an email to its employees asking them to withdraw the application to be able to continue to use their business email address. However, the group is back on this decision stating that there was ” no change of policy now in respect of TikTok “.
During the period, several large u.s. companies —tech or not, have made a choice similar to that of Wells Fargo. This is the case of Facebook, Google, Netflix, or even Goldman Sachs.
Recently, beta versions of iOS 14 have revealed that TikTok was inspecting the data included in the clipboard when he was working in the background- without the copy and store them, probably. The application belonging to the giant ByteDance has made it known that it was a mistake before you remove this feature.
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