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Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by abbby » Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:12 am

WIll TikTok be pressured to sell off to Microsoft? What are your thoughts?

I personally don't use TikTok as I find the app rather meaningless.

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Re: Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by tt1973 » Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:33 pm

Chinese firms are suffering due to the escalating of tension between China and US / India.

Sale of Tiktok may be a solution if China's international relations do not improve soon enough.

Tiktok is a video social sharing app which is hugely popular although it does nothing for me.

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Re: Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by bgd » Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:51 pm

tt1973 wrote:
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:33 pm
Tiktok is a video social sharing app which is hugely popular although it does nothing for me.
And it is reportedly also malware that collects way too much information and sends it back to servers in China.

I'm often dubious of these sorts of reports, particularly if they come from US companies or law enforcement. However a guy did reverse engineer the app and discovered a lot of naughty goings on. So maybe there is some basis to the reports. There is a link below if anyone is interested.

https://www.boredpanda.com/tik-tok-reve ... gn=organic

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Re: Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by tt1973 » Mon, 03 Aug 2020 3:38 pm

I am skeptical about any US reports nowadays, a lot of reports or studies during this time (Trump) is a propaganda for political gain.

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Re: Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 04 Aug 2020 2:07 pm

TikTok won't be sold now Trump has stupidly gotten involved. It may have been. Winnie the Pooh will step in now.
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Re: Will TikTok be sold to Microsoft?

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 04 Aug 2020 2:39 pm

IF you want to know how much data TikTok is pulling of your kids phones and/or how many deviants are on it...

https://www.boredpanda.com/tik-tok-reve ... gn=organic
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