Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins, one of the most admired streaming influencer of the world, having over six million followers on Twitter, has decided to terminate TikTok from all of his devices. The announcement was itself done by ninja on his twitter account, having more than massive 6 million followers. Earlier Ninja used this popular video-sharing app ‘Tiktok’ for creating contents.
So, What leads Ninja to Quit Tiktok?
According to the report, the streaming superstar has said that he will delete the popular video-sharing app ‘TikTok’ amid privacy and security concerns. He also wishes for another company having the same concept but less intention into users data farming, preferably not a Chinese platform.
Here, what he said on his tweet,
I have deleted the TIK TOK app off all my devices. Hopefully a less intrusive company (data farming) that isn’t owned by China can recreate the concept legally, such funny and amazing content on the app from influencers.
— Ninja (@Ninja) July 9, 2020
TikTok Vs Data Security
From a parent company named ‘ByteDance’, TikTok was launched in the international market in September 2017. Upon release, it became the top free app in countries like the US, Thailand, India, Indonesia and various other countries. It has been downloaded 2 billion times worldwide.
With rising popularity, privacy concerns also have been brought up regarding app. Various data protection authority demanded an investigation against this app. In the late month of June, the Indian government decided to ban TikTok and other 58 other Chinese apps amid nation’s security concern. Recently, the US govt gives a hint to ban Tiktok in states as well.
Ninja used to be the streamer with the largest number of viewers on Twitch – Amazon’s live streaming platform. However, in August 2019, the talented guy gave up everything to sign a new contract with Microsoft to start working on the Mixer platform. However, unexpected shut of Mixer leads to release contract with Microsoft. Moreover, Ninja will now often present on his old streaming platform- Youtube.