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Why TikTok Was Banned In The US: The Main Reason Explained

Why TikTok Was Banned In The US: The Main Reason Explained

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Why TikTok Was Banned In The US: The Main Reason Explained

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The United States has taken decisive action to ban TikTok, the popular social media app, and the primary reason behind this move is clear: national security concerns.

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National Security Concerns

The main worry is that the Chinese government could access sensitive user data through TikTok, as it’s owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance. There are fears that this data could be used for spying on American citizens or even influencing public opinion.

Espionage and Influence Operations

Officials are concerned that TikTok could be used for espionage and influence operations. There’s a real fear that the Chinese government might use the app’s algorithms to spy on people or spread propaganda.

Chinese Ownership and Data Privacy

Another big issue is that TikTok is owned by a Chinese company, which raises concerns about data privacy. People worry that the Chinese government might force ByteDance to hand over user data, putting Americans’ privacy at risk.

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