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The US will take action against TikTok and WeChat in the coming weeks

The United States will take action against Chinese TikTok apps, WeChat and others in the coming weeks, said on Thursday reporters the head of the White house mark meadows.

Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump has confirmed that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok. Washington believes that personal user data is transmitted to the Chinese authorities. Amazon, according to some media reports, has asked its employees to remove the Chinese app TikTok from their mobile phones, citing risks associated with security.

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.

According to the tracker WiseApp, in December last year the app had 3.4 million users in South Korea.