Report: U.S. Could Have Full Acquisition Of TikTok – By OAN Newsroom (OANN) / Aug 1 2020
President Trump reportedly has a “deal on his desk” that would allow total American oversight of the video sharing app TikTok. According to recent reports, TikTok’s parent company Bytedance has tapped Microsoft to take 100% control of the app.
This came just a day after the president announced he would ban the Chinese owned app.
President Trump: "We may be banning TikTok — we may be doing some other things." pic.twitter.com/wqG8lXLZp7
— The Hill (@thehill) July 31, 2020
He has since alluded to “alternative options.”
The popular app has come under fire amid allegations the Chinese government is using the app to collect data from its users, especially those in the U.S.
Microsoft has paused its negotiations until there’s more clear direction from the White House.
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