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President Trump “banning TikTok” as early as Saturday

August 1, 2020

President Trump has said that he is banning TikTok. Getting off Airforce one – The President said that he has the authoritiy to ban it and that he would sign it off the next day. Citing - he emergency economic powers or an executive order.

 

The Chinese - app popular with young people has been a source of contention over the world as many accuse it off collecting personal data from its users. TikTok has denied accusations that it shares data with Beijing.

 

The New York Times and Fox Business, citing an unidentified source, reported Microsoft is in talks to buy TikTok. Microsoft declined to comment.

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