The Chinese tech companyTikTok faces calls from some U.S. lawmakers to ban the app across the country.
already it has been banned from government issued phones in countries such as Canada and Australia over concerns of spying user data for the Chinese government.
TikTok has long said that it has never shared data with the Chinese government and would not do so if asked.
Eric Han TIKTOK head in U.S will depart the company this month leaving the popular short form video app without a key executive as it fights the threat of a ban in the U.S.
Han, who has been at TikTok since 2019, oversaw efforts like improving content moderation and reducing election misinformation.
He ran trust and safety for the company’s U.S. Data Security (USDS), a division that was created to store U.S. data in the country on servers controlled by Oracle, in an effort to appease security concerns.Follow us on social media