How TikTok Became a Matter of National Security
TikTok, the app known for short videos of lip syncing, dancing and bread baking, is one of the most popular platforms in the country, used by one out of every three Americans.
In recent weeks, the Biden administration has threatened to ban it over concerns that it poses a threat to national security.
Guest: Sapna Maheshwari, a business reporter for The New York Times.
- TikTok’s owner, ByteDance, is being investigated over possible spying on journalists.
- Why countries are trying to ban TikTok.
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