Trump says will bar TikTok from US

US President Donald Trump participates in a ‘Covid-19 Response and Storm Preparedness’ event at the Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Florida July 31, 2020. — Reuters
US President Donald Trump participates in a ‘Covid-19 Response and Storm Preparedness’ event at the Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Florida July 31, 2020. — Reuters

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — President Donald Trump said yesterday he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service could be used by Chinese intelligence.

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, Trump said: “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States.” — AFP

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