British Tween Takes On TikTok

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An anonymous 12-year-old girl’s class-action lawsuit against TikTok in the UK could result in the Chinese company paying billions of pounds worth of damages. The suit alleges that ByteDance (owner of TikTok) illegally harvested the private data of millions of kids in Europe. If the suit succeeds, kids could get thousands of pounds each.

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.