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Conservative tech experts ask Jim Jordan to probe TikTok-Google collaboration

November 8, 2023

Via: Fox News

Conservative tech policy experts are urging Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, to hold a hearing on a potential partnership between TikTok and Google, calling it “deeply concerning” both for U.S. markets and American citizens’ privacy.

“As you may be aware, TikTok, the social platform owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is currently testing a search partnership with Google, a noteworthy development in the way people search online,” a letter sent to Jordan this week explained.

“Within the TikTok app, some searches now display an option to search the same request on Google. This redirection leads users to an in-app browser featuring Google’s search results for the query.

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