Just after a month after India banned the popular mobile short videos app TikTok, along with other 58 Chinese apps on June 29, 2020, citing national security and privacy concerns, US President Donald Trump has said, “We may be banning TikTok.We may be doing some other things.
There are a couple of options, but a lot of things are happening.So we’ll see what happens.
” A similar message came from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a week after India’s ban.However, nothing actually happened.
So while all the speculation has continued on the ban by the US or many other countries, the reality is something different.India remains the only major country that has banned the app, while it flourishes in 150 countries in 50 languages.
What is happening is that US tech giant Microsoft has confirmed its negotiations to buy TikTok.