The popular TikTok app has been downloaded more than 2 billion times. But Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells Fox News the U.S. is seriously considering a ban.
He warns people should only download the app if they want their private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party. Tiktok is owned by a Beijing company, but says its data centers are located outside of China and are not subject to Chinese law.
In response to Pompeo’s statement the CEO said TikTok has ‘no higher priority than promoting a safe and secure app experience.’
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