TikTok owner ByteDance confirmed reports from this fall that claimed some of its employees used the popular app to track multiple journalists. The goal was to identify anonymous sources who were leaking information to the media on the company’s ties to the Chinese government.

  • @ailiphilia@feddit.itOP
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    01 year ago

    We can all see media and NGO websites riddled with trackers, and so are possibly many journalists’ devices. So yes, I’d agree that’s worrying how easy it obviously was.