Last month, former Conservative leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith said it was under review: 'There are real serious concerns, as big as with Huawei, over the role that they play. A ban of social media app TikTok in the UK is “plausible” but “less likely” than in some other countries, an industry expert has said. TikTok is banning the promotion of products or membership of ‘get rich quick’ schemes, after users exposed a number of scams circulating on the platform during lockdown. TikTok won't now be banned from Apple and Android app stores from today as a new US deal has been agreed. The TikTok hackers don’t seem to have just stopped at Dixie’s account either. Is TikTok getting banned in the UK? A ban of social media app TikTok in the UK is “plausible” but “less likely” than in some other countries, an industry expert has said. While there’s nothing official on this, news outlets from the country – who reached out to industry experts – say a TikTok ban in the UK is plausible, although less likely. TikTok is considering London, or Dublin, to be its international headquarters — pledging to create up to 3,000 jobs in the process.In December 2019, TikTok appointed its first general manager, … TikTok is the product of a company called Byte Dance which has roots everywhere at the moment, a bit like Huawei. Will TikTok get banned in the UK as well? TikTok will be banned in the United States from Sunday, unless Donald Trump agrees to a last-minute deal to save it.. Messaging app WeChat is also set to be banned… TikTok users in the UK are concerned over the app’s future after Hong Kong’s ban decision. Soon after the 19-year-old’s profile was disabled, her father Marc D’Amelio suffered a similar fate. It also came following clashes on India and China's shared border. You're probably wondering what a US TikTok ban means for other countries like the UK. TikTok was recently banned in India, along with 58 other apps, with the Indian government claiming it is a threat to the country's national security. The app’s Chinese roots have come under scrutiny in the US and elsewhere amid security concerns over potential ties to the Chinese state, surveillance and other geopolitical issues. US President Donald Trump wanted the popular app blocked in … Update 6 (July 10) Is TikTok getting banned in the UK? In July, India banned TikTok as well as other Chinese-owned apps claiming TikTok had "engaged in activities…prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India". They're growing like mad. READ MORE: Microsoft reveals talks to buy TikTok US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand TikTok is owned by ByteDance, valued at $78bn (£61bn), making it the world’s most valuable startup. A ban of social media app TikTok in the UK is “plausible” but “less likely” than in some other countries, an industry expert has said.