This week, TikTok’s CEO met with the US congress to discuss national security concerns about the Chinese-owned social media platform and its questionable data protection and algorithm practices. The Biden administration has demanded TikTok’s owners divest their stakes in the popular video app or face a possible ban.
Should TikTok be banned in the USA? Join me in this episode where I discuss my thoughts.
- China spends billions on pro-Russia disinformation
- China and Russia are joining forces to spread disinformation
- TikTok Pushes Harmful Content to Teens Every 39 Seconds
- A PR arm of the Chinese government inquired about starting a TikTok account to spread propaganda
- Tiktok Algorithm: Why It Isn’t Really A Social Media App
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Sean Earley is an American digital consultant, podcast host, speaker, publisher & music producer. He advises Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs and organizations on innovation, new technology, strategy, communications, marketing & design. He is the host of several podcasts and makes regular appearances on international media platforms where he discusses the latest trends in technology, culture, business and politics.