LONDON (NEWSnet/AP) — European Union on Monday demanded TikTok provide additional information about a new app that pays users to watch videos.

EU’s executive commission said it is opening a formal proceeding to determine if TikTok Lite breaches Digital Services Act.

TikTok failed to respond to a request for details about whether the new app complies with the act, which took effect in 2023, intending to bring order to social media platforms.

TikTok Lite is version of the main TikTok app that allows users to earn rewards. Points earned by watching videos, liking content and following content creators can be exchanged for rewards, including Amazon vouchers and gift cards on PayPal.

EU is giving TikTok 24 hours to release the risk assessment and until Wednesday to argue its case. Any order to suspend the TikTok Lite reward features could come as early as Thursday.

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