TikTok has rolled out an update that can presumably forestall the app from having access to iOS users’ clipboards, in accordance with The Telegraph. Ogle, iOS 14 comes with a novel goal that indicators users if an application is copying and pasting text from their clipboard. A series of these that got early ranking entry to to the mobile OS stumbled on that the immediate-ranking video app would duplicate-paste what they’re typing as incessantly as 1 to a number of keystrokes in step with the indicators they saved getting.
Ok so TikTok is grabbing the contents of my clipboard each 1-3 keystrokes. iOS 14 is snitching on it with the novel paste notification pic.twitter.com/OSXP43t5SZ
— Jeremy Burge (@jeremyburge) June 24, 2020
Hi there @tiktok_us, why ranking you paste from my clipboard at any time when I form a LETTER in your speak field? Cry out to iOS 14 for shiny a gentle-weight on this HUGE invasion of privacy. inb4 they are saying it change into once a “malicious program” pic.twitter.com/MHv10PmzZS
— Maxel (@MaxelAmador) June 25, 2020
In response to the complaints, TikTok told The Telegraph that the prompts are being “attributable to a goal designed to identify repetitive, spammy behavior.” The spokesperson added: “We now possess already submitted an updated version of the app to the App Retailer placing off the anti-spam goal to get rid of any doable confusion. TikTok is committed to conserving users’ privacy and being transparent about how our app works.”