Chinese technology companies are required to handover data to the communist government, Israeli security experts and US lawmakers have warned.
Dr. Luke Deshotels, a security engineer at TikTok, said the company is committed to protecting user data.
Border Police have warned its soldiers not to upload content to TIkTok, out of concerns that the Chinese produced app has become a security liability with regards to information security and privacy.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose product competes with TikTok particularly for younger users, has also criticized the app over censorship concerns.
Jesse Underhill will be appearing with popular Israeli TikTok performers at the TikTok Live show on December 29 at the Menora Mivtachim Hall in Tel Aviv.