• TikTok says it's “not planning on going anywhere” in response to pending U.S. ban

    2 days ago - By TechCrunch

    TikTok's U.S. General Manager Vanessa Pappas has posted a video message to the platform that appears to be a response to reports from Friday that President Trump is working on an effective “ban” of the app in the U.S., a plan he shared with reporters from the White House pool on board Air Force One. Whether or not he's even able to do this remains an open question, but in the meantime TikTok seems keen to reassure U.S. users it doesn't intend to change its operational plans in response to this vague, but potentially existential threat.
    TikTok just posted this: “We're not planning on going...
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  • The Morning After: Trump threatens to 'ban' TikTok

    2 days ago - By Engadget

    We didn't even have to wait until August to find out who was behind that massive Twitter breach on July 15th. Florida authorities arrested a Tampa teenager as he and two others were charged with a litany of felonies in the attack that hijacked numero...
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  • Recommended Reading: The fear of TikTok

    2 days ago - By Engadget

    Why America is afraid of TikTokMichael Schuman, The AtlanticA US Senator called it a Trojan Horse. President Trump reportedly wants Chinese owner ByteDance to sell it off to a buyer based in the States or to ban it entirely without having it change h...
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  • Trump claims he's ready to ban TikTok this weekend

    Trump claims he's ready to ban TikTok this weekend

    2 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    President Trump says he plans to ban China-based TikTok from operating in the U.S. as early as today.
    “As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on July 31st. Bloomberg reports Trump said he was ready to sign a document to order the ban as early as Saturday. The threat of a ban has loomed over TikTok since early July.
    TikTok is a popular social network, especially among teens, that lets users record short videos and share them. The social media app's roots trace back to Vine, one of the first to kick off short-form...
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  • How would the US go about banning TikTok?

    2 days ago - By BBC

    There are several options, from preventing the app being downloaded, to blocking the firm's servers.
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  • Trump says he could sign the order to ban TikTok today

    Trump says he could sign the order to ban TikTok today

    2 days ago - By The Next Web

    TikTok might be looking at a ban in the US soon, as President Donald Trump said he could sign the executive order to block the app by Saturday. According to a report from Bloomberg, Trump told reporters on Friday night that the app will be banned from the country, “As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States.” [Read: TikTok's CEO takes shots at Zuckerberg as it aims to continue to survive in the US] He added that he will “ will sign the document tomorrow.” The President could issue an executive order or bar the short video...
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