TikTok ads used to push scams about apps, diet pills, other products, report says

The ads appeared on the front page of the short-form video TikTok said it took down the ads after Tenable shared its findings.

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TikTok has more than 689 million monthly active users worldwide. 497"}’ section="annotation">TikTok, the popular short-video app, to promote fake mobile apps, diet pills and other bogus products and services, according to a report released by cybersecurity company Tenable on Thursday.

"We speculate that when users perform one of these tasks, they are lining the pockets of the iMoney developers, who are using what’s called an offerwall to promote various apps and are paid an undisclosed sum of money in exchange for getting users to install these apps," according to the report.

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