TikTok will open a $ 500 million information center in Ireland

ThepopularsocialnetworkandapplicationTikTokhasannounceditsintentiontobuildalargedatacenterinIreland: thecostoftheprojectisestimatedat $ 500million.

ThiswasreportedbyUkrinformwithreferencetotheBBC.

ThisIrishcenterwillstorevideos, messagesandotherdatacreatedbyEuropeanTikTokusers.

Itshouldbenotedthatuntilnow, thissocialnetworkstoredthedataofitsusersintheUnitedStates, andtheirbackupsinSingapore.



ThedecisiontoopenastoragecenterinIrelandcamejustafterUSPresidentDonaldTrumpthreatenedtobanTikTokinthecountry. DuetothefactthattheChineseoriginofthepropertyofthisapplicationandsocialnetworksposeadangertotheUnitedStatesanditsnationalinterests.

Inturn, theChinesecompanyBytedance, whosesubsidiaryisTikTok, rejectssuchaccusations.

Asyouknow, TikTokisaplatformfordistributingshortvideos. Overthepastfewyears, thisapplicationhasbecomeverypopularamongyoungpeoplearoundtheworld.