Trumps looming ban prompts some to download the app people who downloaded tiktok for the first time say its an act of protest. Both are being targeted for their data practices.
The mobile video application tiktok has created ripples across pakistani society garnering millions of users and paving the way for young people to market themselves on a cheap accessible platform.
Dont ban tiktok. Trumps executive orders are vague and dont explain the emergency purportedly at issue. Trump is considering taking steps to ban the app in the. Existing tiktok users on the other hand will see little change until nov.
12 when a ban on some technical transactions will kick in which tiktok said would amount to an effective ban. New downloads of tiktok will be barred on sunday. On august 6 the white house gave tiktoks parent company in beijing bytedance 45 days to sell off the social media app or face a ban in the united states.
Hours later the trump administration also dropped an executive order on tencent banning the wechat app from phones with a similar deadline. Whatever you do dont download this tiktok pro app tiktok fans panicked about the future of the viral video app amid the looming threat of a us ban need to know one important thing to keep. Tiktoks chinese ownership has become a subject of intense scrutiny by lawmakers regulators and privacy activists in recent weeks.
Dont ban tiktok make an example of it in addition to all the harmless gen z fun there are tiktok conspiracy theories tiktok misinformation and tiktok extremism. Tiktok is looking to market itself as a force for good in american life at a time when the popular video sharing app faces a potential ban in the us. The united states is looking at banning chinese social media apps including tiktok secretary of state mike pompeo said monday.
They also leave important details unclear for 45 days like the definition of transactions to which the bans apply and how the prohibitions will apply to wechats parent company tencent which has investments in a number of us based businesses including reddit and riot games.