Microsoft to buy Tiktok? Rumors have been surfacing on the web for a few days when the news of the United States considering banning TikTok came out.
TikTok's future is always in danger, with the most recent risk, from Donald Trump himself, who proposes that the application could be restricted very soon. Such choices are being made for various reasons, incorporating the border clashes with the Indian government and hostile to Chinese supposition from the United States.
Concerns have additionally been raised about the Chinese government's way of dealing with information and protection, both concerning its own residents and the possibility to gather data from remote residents. For the average individual, such choices are befuddling, mainly due to the muddled connection between TikTok (which doesn't exist in China), its Chinese parent organization ByteDance, and the Chinese government.
The United States is thinking about a through and through a prohibition on the application, which has caused a reaction by youngsters who have become used to the application.
Microsoft to buy Tiktok?
Microsoft may buy Tiktok on the Upcoming Monday, according to a report the Microsoft led by Satya Nadela if will buy Tiktok will ease the ban or even, in fact, prevent Tiktok from getting banned in the US. Tiktok has 2.3 Billion downloads worldwide and is valued somewhere around $40 Billion as per our sources.
United States to ban Tiktok?
On Friday, Trump told the reporters that they might soon ban the popular Chinese app Tiktok, due to their sheer concerns regarding data privacy and safety of the American users and America as well.
The concern of Tiktok getting banned in the US first came up when, US’s secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said that they are looking to Ban certain Chinese Social media apps including tik-tok. US cybersecurity experts fear that these apps have been sharing crucial user data with the Chinese government.
While Tiktok is one of the most popular short video sharing platform, concerns related to data privacy have been coming from all over the world, with India banning Tiktok very early, however, there has been no solid evidence over data piracy on Tiktok, it is a matter of time to see what will be the future of Tiktok and it's users.