TikTok has been at the center of controversy for the United States government in the last few years. Particularly, members of the Senate believe China-based parent company ByteDance could spy on its users and share information with the Chinese Government.

With fears that TikTok could shut down if new legislation passes Congress, with lawmakers pushing for the website’s sale, ex-Activision CEO Bobby Kotick is reportedly looking to purchase the platform.

  • @ThekingoflordaA
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    762 months ago

    They’ll merge it with yt shorts, then rename yt short to tiktok (new) then separate the two again and then shut down tiktok and 1 year later yt shorts as well.

    • @ladicius
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      222 months ago

      … whilst making hefty profits.

      Tools roll in, tools roll out. You can’t explain that.

    • @ikidd
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      32 months ago

      This sounds optimal.