Trend Lines
Trend Lines
Aug 5, 2020
The Real Reasons to Be Concerned About TikTok
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Over the past few months, the wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok and its Chinese parent company have faced rising suspicions over their alleged ties with the Chinese Communist Party. This week on Trend Lines, WPR’s Elliot Waldman discusses the debate over TikTok with Samantha Hoffman and Fergus Ryan.

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Relevant Articles on WPR:

Banning TikTok Would Let China Off the Hook on Tech Reciprocity

Overshadowed by a Pandemic, the U.S.-China Tech War Is Heating Up

China’s Protectionism Online Is Driving Its Own Decoupling With the U.S.

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