Trump prepares to ban TikTok

US President Donald Trump prepared to ban the social network TikTok.

“Once we have touched on TikTok, we are banning them in the US,” the American leader said. He recalled that he can use extraordinary economic powers for this or sign an appropriate executive order.

Earlier, Trump also threatened to ban TikTok. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about similar plans. According to him, Washington is really thinking about restrictions on the installation of Chinese applications, but has not yet made any specific decisions.

The TikTok application appeared in 2017, its developer is the Chinese company ByteDance. Mostly teenagers and young children use the social network.