Donald Trump Considers Banning Chinese App “Tik Tok” from America

President of the United States Donald Trump is seriously considering Banning the Chinese social media app Tik Tok from America

This is coming amidst tensions between the two countries

Trump fears that the app may be used as a spying too by China on America

US officials have raised concerns about the Chinese government stealing private and personal data

via Americans’ cell phones via such smartphone applications.

Meanwhile Speaking to reporters in the South Lawn before departing the White House for a day trip to Texas,

Donald Trump said: ‘We’re looking at TikTok, we’re thinking about making a decision.’

Also Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin also said the app is under review

by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

Donald Trump to Ban Tik Tok App

He also informed reporters he would have a recommendation for Donald Trump this week on how to handle the Chinese-based app.

This comes days Joe Biden’s presidential campaign banned staffers

from using the Chinese video-sharing app, citing security and privacy concerns.

In a memo on Monday, Biden’s general counsel, Dana Remus, ordered staff members to delete TikTok

from both their personal and work phones, and to ‘refrain from downloading and using TikTok,’ according to Bloomberg.

The memo also bans staff from trading individual stocks

without approval from the campaign’s general counsel.

Furthermore Donald Trump decision to ban the app comes after India banned 47 more Chinese apps

just weeks after blocking popular video-sharing platform TikTok

and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns.