Feb 282019
 February 28, 2019  Posted by  Business, Govt, Misc, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Krista Gmelich reports:

Musical.ly, the popular teen video app now known as TikTok, will pay a record $5.7 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it illegally collected personal information from children.

Musical.ly reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, the agency said Wednesday in a statement, resolving allegations that the social-media company failed to obtain parental consent before collecting names, email addresses and other information from children younger than age 13.

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