The New York Times reported on Friday that Amazon had asked its employees to remove the TikTok from their cell phones, citing “security risks.” Due to some security reasons Amazon request to remove TikTok from Phone to their employees.
The decision comes just days after India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and UC Browser. The decision has made for the sake of sovereignty, integrity, and defense, according to an email from the New York Times.
Employees must remove apps from any devices that have access to Amazon email, Amazon officials said. Employees have told to remove the TikTok app by Friday for the purpose of receiving emails from their Amazon company.
However, Amazon employees can view TikTok from their laptop browsers. But they request to remove TikTok from the phone. Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that the White House had banned Chinese social media apps, including tickets.