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Pompeo snubs TikTok while praising social media companies for refusing to share data with Hong Kong
US considering TikTok ban
The U.S. is considering a ban of Chinese social media app TikTok over concerns that it poses a threat to national security.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo snubbed controversial app TikTok while praising other social media companies for refusing to share user data with Hong Kong authorities in light of a new national security law imposed by the Chinese government.
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TikTok said Tuesday it will pull out of Hong Kong.
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"I want to give kudos to Google, Facebook and Twitter for refusing to surrender user data to the Hong Kong government," Pompeo said at a press briefing on Wednesday. "Other companies should do the same."