Why countries think TikTok is a national security threat

TikTok is one of the world's most popular social media apps. With over a billion monthly active users, it has grown faster than any social media platform before it. However, it has a problem: a number of the world's most powerful countries believe it to be a national security threat. HT's Shashank Mattoo looks into TikTok's history and how it got to its present size. From its Chinese ownership to allegations of censorship, Mattoo looks into why so many countries believe the app to be a national security threat. With the United States threatening a ban on TikTok, Mattoo looks into what is driving America's decision making.

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