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TikTok begins storing European user data in Ireland

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The Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok said on Tuesday it had opened a long-promised data centre in Ireland, as it tries to calm fears in Europe over data privacy.

“Our first data centre in Dublin, Ireland, is now operational and migration of European user data to the centre has begun,” TikTok said in a statement.


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