Federal agencies have 30 days to rid all government devices of the Chinese-owned social media app, TikTok.
A number of agencies and the White House already have restrictions in place.
The Office of Management and Budget called the guidance, issued Monday, a “critical step forward in addressing the risks presented by the app to sensitive government data.” https://t.co/YmyUtvPN4H
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Federal agencies have been given a deadline of 30 days by the White House to remove TikTok from all federal devices and systems. A ban on the video sharing app was ordered by Congress last year mirroring similar bans in other countries https://t.co/4CveEKLgAA pic.twitter.com/jS9DzY2lOT
— Reuters Legal (@ReutersLegal) February 28, 2023
The White House is giving U.S. federal agencies 30 days to delete the social media app TikTok from all government-issued mobile devices amid growing concerns about security.
Here's what to know about why TikTok is being banned. https://t.co/buRMNXSXUa
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 28, 2023