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Amazon tells staff to delete TikTok, then retracts

Internal email had cited 'security risks' in having the Chinese-owned video app on mobile devices

Amazon.com headquarters in Seattle: The U.S. e-commerce giant is requiring employees to remove the popular short-video app TikTok from their mobile devices by July 10. (Photo courtesy of Amazon.com)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Amazon.com has retracted an internal email instructing employees to delete the popular short-video app TikTok from their mobile devices.

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