Sunday, July 25

National Security

China, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, National Security, Poll, Tech Insider, TikTok

Nearly half of Americans fear TikTok would give their data to the Chinese government

TikTok's ties to China prompted President Donald Trump to try and ban the app in the US. Some 48% of Americans think the app would give their data to the country, a new book reveals. The polling, the first to explore US attitudes on the issue, was shared exclusively with Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly half of Americans think TikTok would give their data to the Chinese government if it asked, a poll shared exclusively with Insider has found.The app's ties to China, which is home to its parent company ByteDance, prompted President Donald Trump to attempt to ban it in 2020 on national security grounds.The...