Politics & Society

TikTok's Mixed Signals

The rising popularity of TikTok, the Chinese social media app with 800 million monthly users, has not been without controsversy. The app and its data collection policies have become the target of retaliation by the U.S. and India as part of a larger geopolitical standoff with China.

This month's B|Visual infographic shows how widespread TikTok use is and what kinds of data it is collecting.


Anthony T. Silberfeld

Director, Transatlantic Relations
Bertelsmann Foundation


TikTok's Mixed Signals

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