“If you used TikTok — or its predecessor, Musical.ly — before Oct. 1, you may be eligible for compensation as part of a $92 million settlement against the app.
“TikTok users received a notification from the app Monday about submitting a claim for compensation. Some expressed confusion on social media and questioned whether the notification was part of a larger scam.
“The settlement is real. TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, agreed in February to pay $92 million as part of a class-action payout to settle allegations that it harvested personal data from users without their consent.
“As part of the settlement, which affects an estimated 89 million TikTok users, the company would have to change and disclose its data collection practices.”
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