Elon Musk Takes Major Swipe At TikTok

Elon Musk Takes Major Swipe At TikTok


Elon Musk seemingly slammed TikTok late this week, asking if the Chinese-owned social media company was ruining the world.

The remark from Musk comes after he announced back in April his intention to purchase Twitter  for $54.20 per share in a deal valued at $44 billion.

“Is TikTok destroying civilization?” Musk tweeted. “Some people think so.”

Is TikTok destroying civilization? Some people think so.

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— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 18, 2022

He followed that up saying, “Or perhaps social media in general.”

Musk’s tweet comes as a new report from BuzzFeed News late this week alleged that China-based TikTok employees have been accessing sensitive U.S. user data despite the company previously indicating that the information would only be accessed from inside the U.S.

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