The Biden administration demanded that ByteDance, the Chinese technology firm which controls social media platform TikTok, sell the vertical video application or face a possible ban in the United States.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers have voiced concerns over several reports indicating that members of the Chinese Communist Party have access to user data through TikTok, on which American young people spend more time than any other social media platform. The national security implications have induced calls for the Biden administration to force a divestiture of the platform from ByteDance or institute a nationwide ban.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a board composed of nine cabinet-level officials who weigh the national security implications of international investments, recently ordered ByteDance to sell the platform, according
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