What you need to know
TikTok has submitted a letter to U.S. senators in response to accusations about monitoring U.S. citizens.
The company is under scrutiny over concerns its parent company ByteDance may be a security threat in the U.S.
TikTok has now admitted that there are certain China-based employees who can see data from U.S. users.
TikTok appears to have admitted that there are certain employees at the company based in China that can access from American users, prompting an outcry from Republican senators.
TikTok has submitted a letter to nine U.S. senators who have accused the viral video platform and its parent company ByteDance of monitoring U.S. citizens.
As reported by Bloomberg:
TikTok, the viral video-sharing app owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd., said certain employees outside the US can access information from American users, stoking further criticism from lawm…