A coalition of consumer, privacy and children’s advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission this week claiming TikTok has not deleted the personal information of users under 13 in defiance of a consent decree the company came to with the agency in 2019.
The complaint, led by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for Digital Democracy, claims the social media company still has the personal information of users 13 years old and younger that date back to accounts created as early as 2016.
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