Why is the US concerned about TikTok?

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From: Inside Story

China denies US accusations the popular social media app TikTok is a threat to national security.

TikTok – the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, has won huge popularity globally, with a billion active users.

But it’s become another battleground between the US and China.

Washington says TikTok is effectively a spying tool.

The company and the Chinese government both deny this.

So, who should we believe?

Presenter: Nastasya Tay


Einar Tangen – Senior Fellow at the Taihe Institute, an independent Think-Tank based in China

Sarah Kreps – Founder and Director of the Technology Policy Institute at Cornell University

Adrian Weckler – Technology Editor at the Irish Independent and host of the Big Tech Show podcast

Published On 24 Mar 2023

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