The US plans to ban TikTok and other Chinese social media apps
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reports that the US is investigating ways to ban TikTok
According to the news in CNBC, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News Monday that you are investigating ways to ban US TikTok and other Chinese social media practices.
Pompeo’s remarks came between China and the US in an already tense environment about TikTok and similar social media applications.
“We take this issue very seriously and we are investigating its ways,” he replied to the question whether the USA, directed at Fox News, should ban TikTok and other social media applications. “We have been working on this issue for a long time,” said Pompeo.
TikTok did not respond to CNBC’s request for comment on the subject.
TikTok withdraws from Hong Kong after the controversial National Security Act.
ByteDance Ltd.’s TikTok app will be released from Hong Kong’s mobile mappings in the coming days and will be the first Internet service to withdraw under Beijing’s national security threat.
This announcement came after many internet giants, from Facebook to Google and Twitter, showed their opposition to the national security law.
It is stated that TikTok, who claims to have continued his operations independently from Beijing despite his Chinese ownership, may have originated from requests for content censorship or sharing user information.