The United States of
America is set to ban TikTok and WeChat from app stores based in the country
from Tomorrow onwards.
The ban will come t0
effect on the next day, if President Donald Trump does not show any interest to
make any rethink on his opinion.
As per a government statement,
downloading the messaging and video-sharing apps through any app store will be
banned in the country.
The ban has been proposed
on the ground that the companies threaten national security.
The government has
expressed its fear that the companies can pass user data to China – the present
rival of the US.
Anyway, the Chinese government
has strongly denounced the arguments triggered against the companies.
The companies have
also copied the narrative of the Asian country to defend its position in the
At this moment, it remains
unclear how the Asian country will react to the present situation.
It is said that people
will still be able to use TikTok until 12 November, when it could also be fully
The latest policy clearly
depicts how far the rivalry between the US and China has progressed.
The ban has reduced the chance of de-escalation.
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