The BBC has appealed to its staff to remove TikTok from all corporate devices. It is reported by Bloomberg.

The only exception that can justify using the social network is editorial or marketing considerations. This is stated in the instruction, which was sent to employees of the broadcasting company on March 19

A spokesman for the BBC noted that the company takes the security of systems, people and data very seriously and constantly checks activity on third-party platforms.

At the same time, the company will continue to use the platform to promote its own content, but will monitor the situation.

The official BBC TikTok account has 4.4 million followers and regularly posts new content.

TikTok itself said it was “disappointed” by the BBC’s decision and noted that the ban was “dictated by geopolitics.”

Recall that the issue of selling the TikTok service in the United States has regained relevance amid the demand of President Joe Biden’s administration to sell or completely block the social network in the country.