Video sharing app TikTok has received the largest ever fine from a US regulator for violating children’s privacy, resulting in login issues for many of its users. 

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged that the Musical.ly app, now owned by TikTok, illegally collected personal information from children under the age of 13. TikTok agreed to pay $5.7 million (£4.3m) on Wednesday to settle the case.

As part of the deal TikTok agreed to remove all videos uploaded by children 13 and under

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