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Media: Wells Fargo Bank has asked a number of staff to remove the app TikTok

One of the largest U.S. banks Wells Fargo demanded that several employees remove Chinese app TikTok with corporate phones, according to the Agency Bloomberg with reference to the official representative of the Bank.

"We identified a small number of Wells Fargo employees with corporate devices, which were installed TikTok," - said the Agency representative of the Bank. According to him "in response to concern about the protection of personal information and control and security measures TikTok and because the corporate device should be used only for work, we have instructed these officers to remove the app from devices."

On Friday it became known that Amazon has asked his staff to remove TikTok from their mobile phones, citing risks associated with security. Later, the company said it sent employees the proposal was sent by mistake.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump confirmed the words of Secretary Mike Pompeo that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok.

TikTok is the app for creating and viewing a short video, owned by Chinese company ByteDance. Released in 2018, it is the leader in the segment of applications for short videos in China and is gaining popularity around the world.

Wells Fargo is part of the so-called "big four" U.S. banks, along with the main competitors — Bank of America, Citigroup and JP Morgan Chase. Wells Fargo offers diversified financial and insurance services, in its management are assets of almost $ 2 trillion. The number of employees is about 268 thousand people in 42 countries and territories. The headquarters of the banking group is located in Sioux falls (South Dakota, USA).