The White House has set a deadline for federal agencies to purge the popular video-sharing app TikTok from all federal devices. According to a Reuters exclusive, the White House has ordered all agencies to remove the app from their devices within the next 30 days.
Fox Business reported that the Canadian government is taking similar measures, banning TikTok from all government mobile devices over concerns of cyberattacks.
CNN reported that the White House has given agencies 30 days to impose the federal device ban on TikTok.
The Associated Press reported that the White House has stated that no more TikTok should be used on government devices within the next 30 days.
The White House’s decision to ban TikTok from federal devices comes after increasing security concerns and scrutiny over the app’s Chinese ownership.
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