Despite its incredible popularity, the United States has always had a problem with TikTok. The app has repeatedly faced threats of banning in the country, with most of those threats stemming from TikTok’s ties to China.

Specifically, US senators and lawmakers believe TikTok data is being harvested by China. In a week, TikTok’s CEO will appear before Congress, but now the United States is threatening to ban the app unless its owners agree to sell their stakes.

TikTok doesn’t think this hard sell automatically means better data protection for US users and has promised to spend $1.5 billion on a program to protect US users’ data and content from government access. Chinese.

According to American sources at the Wall Street Journal, a resolution to this problem could take months, but it seems that the United States remains hostile to the idea of ​​the application taking data from its citizens and providing it to China.


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