Like many, during the COVID-19 closures I started playing around with TikTok. But now I've learned enough new information that I'm no longer comfortable trusting the app with my data. I urge you to read and make an informed decision. You may decide you're comfortable with the security and privacy risks, but you should have the information to make an informed choice.
These three links were enough for me to decide I was done with the TikTok app.
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UPDATE! As I was working on this, India banned TikTok (and a number of other apps)
But if you around the internet, there are even more issues, and this is just the tip of the iceberg:
TIKTOK LIVESTREAMED A USER’S SUICIDE — THEN GOT ITS PR STRATEGY IN PLACE BEFORE CALLING THE POLICE https://theintercept.com/2020/02/06/tiktok-suicide-brazil/