White House sets deadline for purging TikTok from federal devices

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TIKTOK. TikTok logos are seen in this illustration taken February 15, 2022. The ban, ordered by Congress late last year, follows similar actions from Canada, the EU, Taiwan, and more than half of US states. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The White House on Monday, February 27, gave government agencies 30 days to ensure they do not have Chinese-owned app TikTok on federal devices and systems. In a bid to keep US data safe, all federal agencies must eliminate TikTok from phones and systems and prohibit internet traffic from reaching the company, Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young told...