It’s official: TikTok’s days in the U.S. are numbered

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Late Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order, banning the social media app TikTok in 45 days. TikTok is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance and the administration says a Chinese company having access to Americans’ data is a national security threat. Trump also put a clock on WeChat, the popular Chinese texting app. Kimberly Adams speaks with Shira Ovide, who covers technology at The New York Times, and she says this could have implications far beyond social media.

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