January 6, 2023

What's Up With All the TikTok Bans?

by The Journal.

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Recently, a slew of states and even the federal government have banned the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from government-issued devices, citing national security concerns. WSJ's Stu Woo explains what's going on.


Further Reading:

- TikTok Wins a Vote in South Dakota 

- TikTok Ban Debate Moves From Washington to Main Street 

- TikTok Security Dilemma Revives Push for U.S. Control 


Further Listening:

- How TikTok Became the World’s Favorite App 

- Teens Are Developing Tics. Doctors Say TikTok May Be a Factor. 



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