After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response

Video Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on July 30, 2020 - Duration: 01:19s

After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response

US President Donald Trump has said that his government is looking at banning Chinese video-sharing application Tiktok.

When asked a question on the issue, the US President said they are looking into the issue and are thinking about making a decision.

This comes after Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that the US government was carrying out a national security review on TikTok and that his department would advise Trump what, if any, needs to be taken against it.

Earlier in the month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Trump administration was considering a ban on access to the TikTok application over privacy concerns.

Meanwhile, Beijing has accused the US of using government mechanisms to pressure Chinese companies.

Tiktok has claimed that user data is safe and not shared with Chinese authorities.

This comes after India earlier banned the video-sharing app and several others over privacy concerns.

The US had lauded India's decision and said that the move will protect India's integrity and national security.

Watch the full video for all the details.

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

The former children's commissioner for England has launched legal proceedings on behalf of 3.5 million children under 13 against TikTok.
2 days ago • Sky News
YouTuber Jake Paul has denied that he sexually assaulted a TikTok star in 2019, calling the allegations "100% false".
1 week ago • Sky News
Jake Paul is not only DENYING he sexually assaulted TikTok star Justine Paradise -- but he's vowing to sue her defamation. 24-year-old Paradise posted a video on..
Credit: - Published 1 week ago

TikTok stars Jaden Hossler and Nessa Barrett are still denying there's anything going on between them ... but it sure looks and sounds like there's something..
Credit: - Published 1 week ago

Related news from verified sources

Banning mobile applications such as TikTok by countries like India takes a big tool away from the surveillance work of China, a top White House official said on...
on July 15, 2020 • Mid-Day

The US has indicated that it may take a decision on banning Chinese mobile applications, including TikTok, within weeks after a campaign to bar them gained...
on July 16, 2020 • IndiaTimes

Related videos from verified sources

'US may ban TikTok,' says President Trump 01:01
Video credit: ANI - Published on July 31, 2020 

Covid update: Unlock 3 rules; Trump’s vaccine remark; UK books 60 million doses 02:26
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on July 30, 2020 

Covid update: PM Modi’s ‘right decisions’ remark; Trump’s NSA tests positive 04:10
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on July 28, 2020 

You might like