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TikTok can track users’ every tap as they visit other sites through iOS app, new research shows

Researcher says social media app can collect keystroke information but ‘there is no way for us to know’ if or how data is used

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TikTok has the ability to track every tap of your screen while you browse in its iOS app, including typed passwords and clicked links, according to new research by software engineer Felix Krause.

In-app browsing refers to any activity on third-party sites that open in the app, rather than in an external window.

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