TikTok facing ‘significant’ EU fine over violating chidren’s privacy, report says

Fine said to be in the region of “hundreds of millions of euros” and is said to be announced in a matter of weeks

Chinese social media giant TikTok facing significant fine

Social media company TikTok is facing a fine said to be worth hundreds of millions of euros for violating children’s privacy on its video-sharing app, it has been reported.

The Chinese-owned company currently employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland.

It has been under what has been described as a large-scale investigation by European authorities for two years in a case centred on the processing of children’s personal data.

According to a report in the ...