The United Arab Emirates is using one of the most popular messaging apps in the United States to track the conversations, locations, and interactions of all of the app’s users.
The app ToTok became one of the most downloaded messaging apps in the U.S. last week on both Apple and Google’s app store. The app, sold as a safe and secure way to communicate, is being used by the U.A.E. to spy on its own people and others around the world, according to the New York Times.
ToTok is most popular in the U.A.E., but also serves millions of users in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and