TikTok CEO questions track record of U.S. companies on data privacy: ‘Look at Facebook – and Cambridge Analytica’

Testifying before U.S. Congress on Thursday, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew told lawmakers he doesn’t believe its ownership by the Chinese-based company ByteDance “is the issue here.” He also questioned the track record of American social media giants on data privacy. “I mean look at Facebook – and Cambridge Analytica. Just one example,” he said.