The Commission had announced in a statement earlier today that it had prevented employees from using the application due to security concerns.
Today, Thursday, the Chinese company ByteDance condemned the decision of the European Commission to ban the application of the social network TikTok on all professional devices belonging to its employees in order to protect the organization’s data.
“We are disappointed with this decision, which we believe is wrong and based on misconceptions,” a company spokesperson said in a statement.
The Commission announced in a statement earlier today that it prevented employees from using the application due to security concerns related to the data.
The European Commission spokesperson said the ban also means that European Commission staff cannot use the app on personal devices, including phones with official apps installed.