Now a days social media is making big headlines. TikTok is stealing all the headlines from data security issues to whether its going under some other internet giant company from Chinese company and now a latest news about TikTok ban.
“As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” President Trumps words.
President Donal Trump has taken few very important decisions about TikTok on Friday night which he shared with reporters while flying abroad. The main decisions are:
TikTok ban in United States. Yes, you read write, Trump has taken a decision to TikTok ban, a popular social media short- video app.
Trump also rejected the upcoming deal, where Microsoft was thinking to buy the TikTok from ByteDance, a Chinese company.
Trump further added to bring TikTok ban in action he might use his Emergency Economic Powers or an Executive order.
For which Mr. President said, “Well, I have that authority,”
For sure he has, but after this order can company take any legal action against this decision of government or not, is still not clear.
On Friday, a new raise its head from White House, as per which Mr. Trump was expected to pass an order to TikTok owners, by which ByteDance might be forced to sell its “TikTok US operations” to some US based company.
And this step US government is taken as government cant take a National Security at risk by sharing there people data with any foreign based company.
Because of all these news hot in business lobby, the Microsoft initiate a talk with Chinese company to take over TikTok app from them. This information was shared by The New York Times. But lately Microsoft denied to comment about this news.
To resolve the TikTok security issue, where US government is planning to conduct a nation security review of TikTok. On other hand, ByteDAnce reported they are already looking for someone to sell Majority stakes of TikTok.
But Mr. Trump decision of TikTo ban has smashed all the head raise of such news.
Final Words :
Although TikTok popularity is growing in western countries along with US tremendously from the start of this year. And this pandemic situation also contributed a lot in TikTok popularity. And the result of it is 315 millions download of TikTok in past six months.
As per Senson Tower, an analytics company, this massive number of downloads of any application created a history.
On other hand, where TikTok Owner is changing its working pattern and ready to give assurance that all its data is stored outside of china. Which is main concern of US government and they don’t want to serve any of there national data to Beijing directly.
For this spokesperson of TikTok Hilary McQuaide said in one of his interview with CNN, “TikTok US user data is stored in the US, with strict controls on employee access. TikTok’s biggest investors come from the US. We are committed to protecting our users’ privacy and safety as we continue working to bring joy to families and meaningful careers to those who create on our platform,”
As per Cybersecurity experts the risk of national security from TikTok is only theoretical.
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