University of Florida recommends students, faculty stop using TikTok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is strongly recommending students and faculty stop using the popular social media app TikTok.


The university sent out a letter explaining there could be a ban put in place for all university networks and devices.

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Officials said the security risks go beyond users themselves.

Soon, federal employees will no longer be able to use TikTok on government-issued devices.

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Florida already implemented a TikTok ban for state employees in 2020.

There are 22 other states that have similar rules in place.

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