Wednesday August 5, 2020

TikTok on borrowed time

A string of censorship scandals has enveloped the Chinese social media giant

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

8th December, 2019
TikTok has grown with dizzying speed, but is still unavailable in its native China. Illustration: Peter Hanan

Occupation: helping people share short-form videos

Age: three or five, but really three; it’s complicated

Deception through discretion is the best way to describe what TikTok was trying to do. Indeed, it succeeded for quite a while until all manner of problems hit it.

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