After India now Tik Tok banned in United States?
here is activity in the Capitol as well And much of it is centered around the social media company.
In the past few weeks several state bills have passed banning TikTok
Now seven states have publicly taken action against the company.
Some of them include South Dakota Texas Maryland and Utah.
For many states the steps include a ban on downloading the app on official electronic devices
Government employees can no longer use the app on work devices
But other states have taken more drastic action citing security concerns over TikTok ties to China.
The company has acknowledged that those employees currently have access to US data
Which is concerning news for many privacy experts.
However TikTok says that it does not share any information with the Chinese government.
And a spokesperson for the company expressed disappointment with the latest proposed legislation.