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This Is Why Donald Trump Is Considering Banning TikTok In America



President Donald Trump has revealed that the U.S. is considering banning social media app TikTok with fears that it could be used by China to spy on Americans.

US officials have been raising concerns about the Chinese government leveraging on this apps to steal private and personal data via Americans’ cell phones.

Speaking to reporters in the South Lawn before departing the White House for a day trip to Texas, President Trump said: ‘We’re looking at TikTok, we’re thinking about making a decision.’

Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin also said the app is under scrutiny by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. He also informed reporters he would have a recommendation for the president this week on how to handle the Chinese-based app.

Few days ago, India banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns.

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com