List Of All Countries That Have Currently Banned TikTok 2023
These are the Countries that have Bans on TikTok as of today.
If you are looking for which countries in the world do not allow its citizens to download and use TikTok. Then you landed on the right article.
These countries have banned the app for various reasons but mostly because of security issues.
TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company Bytedance, has long maintained that it does NOT share data with the Chinese government and that its data is not held in China.
It also disputes accusations that it collects more user data than other social media companies, and insists that it is run independently by its own management.
But these countries have taken an extra effort on making sure TikTok does not tempa with its national security.
Here is the list of countries that have partially and fully banned the use of TikTok in their regions.
TikTok Banned Countries:
India imposed a ban on TikTok in 2020 but the ban was made permanent in January 2021.
In the month of December back in 2022, Taiwan imposed a public sector ban on TikTok.
- United States
In 2023, the U.S. said that government agencies deleted TikTok from federal devices and systems over data security concerns.
The ban applies only to government devices.
In 2023, Canada has also taken part in deleting TikTok on government-issued devices.
In October 2020, the authorities banned TikTok several times.
Banned in 2022
- European Union