According to the update, Tiktok will now also collect “biometric identifiers and biometric information” of users residing in USA.
TikTok will collect device clipboard and pre-loading data of users in USA and ROW
The buck doesn’t stop here for Bytedance’s data repository
Data has increasingly become an essential commodity of big tech businesses, and Bytedance is keen on expanding its repository. In addition to the data collection updates mentioned above, Tiktok will also collect user content with and without filters, information about images and audio in the content, script, and more.
Last month, Tiktok introduced two new developer tools, Sound Kit and Login Kit, which expands its third-party app integrations and allows users to log in to the selected services using their TikTok credentials, including PUBG, IRL, Allstar and more.