BEAMSTART Logo

TikTok and other Chinese apps might get banned in the US.

These apps are becoming more and more popular in the US.


TikTok and other Chinese apps might get banned in the US. | BEAMSTART News

- From our Sponsors -

The US government is looking at banning TikTok and Chinese social media apps on grounds of "national security".

The announcement was made by Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Monday, who adds that the government is "taking the situation very seriously".

- Featured Sponsor -

TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company, ByteDance, has close to 80 million active monthly users in the US.

The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

Pompeo's remarks come at a time where tensions between the US and China are fraying, affecting areas such as trade, technology, and national security.

Earlier this week, TikTok announced that the company will also be exiting Hong Kong due to the enactment of the new controversial national security law.

TikTok and 58 other apps from China were also banned in India earlier this month.

"TikTok is led by an American CEO, with hundreds of employees and key leaders across safety, security, product, and public policy here in the US. We have no higher priority than promoting a safe and secure app experience for our users. We have never provided user data to the Chinese government, nor would we do so if asked", mentioned a TikTok spokesperson.

- From our Sponsors -

Latest Jobs

Influencer Marketing Associate

Niagahoster

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 400 — SGD 1000 monthly

English Content Writer

Hostinger

Jakarta, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 300 — SGD 600 monthly

Fund Accountant

Decacorn Capital

Singapore

Full Time

SGD 2500 — SGD 5000 monthly

Investment Analyst

Accial Capital

Singapore

Full Time

SGD 4000 — SGD 6000 monthly

Enterprise Solution Project Manager

Hukumonline.com

Jakarta, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 2000 — SGD 2100 monthly

Operations Executive

Yojee

Singapore

Full Time

SGD 2800 — SGD 3500 monthly

Site Reliability Engineer

Livit

Singapore

Full Time

SGD 2000 — SGD 3500 monthly

Live Streaming Operator

SIRCLO

Tangerang, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 800 — SGD 1100 monthly

Mobile Developer

Koltiva

Jakarta, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 1000 — SGD 1100 monthly

Engineering Manager

Pegipegi

Indonesia Bulk Terminal, Indonesia

Full Time

SGD 1500 — SGD 2000 monthly

BEAMSTART is a hub for everything Startups, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation. Connect with a global community of people, and stay updated with the latest news, events, and opportunities.

 

Download the Community App

Connect with the BEAMSTART Entrepreneurship Community from the palm of your hands. Connect with CEOs/Founders, Investors, Business Leaders, and Professionals. Download below to instantly form partnerships and discover opportunities:

PlayStore ButtonAppStore Button

© 2016 - 2021 BEAMSTART. All Rights Reserved (Legal).