TikTok Video-Sharing App Agrees to $5.7 Million Child Privacy Settlement

TikTok, a popular video-sharing app, has agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that it illegally collected personal information from children. The FTC’s complaint, filed by the Department of Justice, alleged that TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly, violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act or COPPA.