Aboard Air Force One, President Donald Trump told reported that he’ll be banning TikTok app in the U.S. This happened on Friday and according to Bloomberg, the ban can happen today. So, what could be the reason about President Trump banning TikTok? Read below to know about it.
Why is President Trump Banning TikTok?
This has been going on for a nearly a month now. Mike Pompeo already said that there is a chance of the ban. They have been looking into it for some time. ByteDance, doesn’t really have a good reputation because they have been rumoured to not care about the privacy of their users. Besides this, some rumours suggest that the company is in a relationship with the Chinese government. These two points could have a connection.
Trump says that he’ll be signing the document today. If this happens, TikTok will be banned quickly in the country. However, there is a possibility that TikTok might get divested. Microsoft can possibly take up the ownership of TikTok in the U.S. Though, this is not confirmed.
People on Twitter are making memes about this news while others are sad. Those who are sad about it are saying that during these tough times, TikTok was helping them cope with the stress.
However, if it’s a matter of national security for the United States then a ban could be the right way to go. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens to the app. Whether it gets banned or acquired, we will know about it soon.
India has already banned TikTok and now, the United States might to do the same. I’ll keep you updated on this on TheNewsCave Twitter.