The U.S. government is “looking at” banning Communist China’s TikTok social media app according to a Fox News interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday night.
“We are taking this very seriously,” he added.
The video-sharing app has millions of users in the US, mostly teens.
While the Communist government in Beijing already blocks US-based social media services like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter behind its “Great Firewall of China,” any bans by the US government would be for reasons far more serious than simple tit-for-tat retaliation.
TikTok and other mainland Chinese social media apps are considered by some to pose serious security risks to their users, and possibly to US national security. Read more…