More universities are banning TikTok from their campus networks and devices

News Summary

  • Last month, Forbes reported that TikTok’s parent company tracked journalists’ IP addresses in an effort to identify which employees were sharing unauthorized information.Whether ongoing concerns around TikTok’s prevalence in the U.S. are valid or not, the university bans aren’t likely to have much impact on the app’s popularity.
  • The app, which regularly tops U.S. charts, is also under intense scrutiny at the federal and state level.The Biden administration banned TikTok from government devices in a bill signed at the end of December.
Public universities across a widening swath of U.S. states have banned TikTok in recent months, and two of the countrys largest colleges just followed suit.The University of Texas and Texas A&M [+3763 chars]