Pompeo says the U.S. is ‘certainly looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese apps Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interview comes amid rising tensions with China, which Trump has repeatedly blamed for America’s escalating coronavirus pandemic. It also follows an underwhelming crowd at Trump’s rally in Tulsa that some blamed on a Pompeo says U.S. to take action to deny China access to Americans' dataThe Trump administration will take steps to ensure the Chinese government does not gain any access to the private information of American citizens through telecommunications and social media, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. TikTok owner mulls overhaul of corporate structure amid overseas backlashByteDance is mulling an overhaul of the corporate structure of its TikTok business as it seeks to distance the short video app from China amid a political backlash overseas TikTok deleted 49 million 'rule-breaking' videosA quarter of the deleted videos contained adult nudity or sexual acts. TikTok halts Hong Kong access after security lawPopular short video app TikTok has blocked access in Hong Kong as it comes under increasing scrutiny. Meet Trump's new political football: TikTok | The Japan TimesThe White House needs to show the evidence it has for being concerned about the Chinese-owned short-video app before banning it. TikTok caught in a U.S.-China viseThe Chinese-owned, U.S.-loved video-sharing platform is caught between America's fears and China's power. TikTok is a national security threat, US politicians say. Here's what experts thinkThe short-form video app TikTok has quickly become a key part of popular culture in the US, serving as a platform for viral memes as well as political satire and activism. Facebook, the dominant force in social media, has tried to copy the app, but so far Trump administration “looking into” ban on TikTok, other Chinese appsSocial media apps could be next target in White House's trade war with China. TikTok competitors swoop in to fill the void amid international pushbackTikTok is losing its “first mover advantage” due to the recent India app ban, which could prove to be a “bonus” for Western and Indian alternatives to the short video app, one expert says. TikTok is leaving Hong Kong following controversial national security lawTikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market, joining other popular social media platforms expressing unease after China imposed a controversial national security law on the city. What is TikTok and why is accused of being a Chinese spy tool?The wildly popular video-sharing app will no longer work in Hong Kong and face a ban in the US Pompeo says US may ban Chinese apps, including TikTokUS lawmakers have voiced national security concerns over the short-form video app’s handling of user data. Pompeo tells Fox News the US is 'certainly looking into' banning TikTok over privacy concernsPompeo told Fox News that Americans should be wary of using TikTok unless they want their private data "in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party." US could sanction Chinese social media apps over data concerns, Pompeo saysUsing TikTok puts your private information in the hands of China’s Communist Party, the US Secretary of State says, after India bans the short video app. Could TikTok be banned in the US?US Secretary of State hints that Chinese apps - like TikTok - could be targeted. Pompeo says US considering banning TikTok, other Chinese appsSecretary of state warns Americans using popular video-sharing platform their info could end up 'in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party' Trump 'looking into' banning TikTokMike Pompeo said users were putting their data ‘in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party’ The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo saysThe United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.