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Biden revokes WeChat and TikTok ban, but orders security review

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday withdrew a series of executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok and ordered a broad security review of apps connected to “foreign adversaries,” including China. “Certain countries, including the People’s Republic of China … seek to leverage digital technologies…
bubmag
June 10, 2021
TikTok

Trump orders to ban TikTok, WeChat axed

US President Joe Biden has withdrawn a series of Trump-era executive orders that sought to ban new downloads of WeChat and TikTok, and ordered a Commerce Department review of security concerns posed by those apps and others. The administration of former president Donald Trump had attempted to block new users…
bubmag
June 10, 2021
TikTok

Joe Biden May Have Saved TikTok to Let It Die Another Day

Donald Trump’s threats to ban TikTok and WeChat made for semi-hysterical reactions from internet-famous stars, but they also marked one of the frontlines of his cold war with China over technology. Trump’s executive order in August alleged that TikTok “automatically captures vast swaths of information” from users and “threatens to…
bubmag
June 10, 2021
TikTok

The Fantasy Bakery Has More Than 1 Million Followers on TikTok

There's something so relaxing (and drool-inducing) about watching videos of beautiful desserts coming to life. From mixing the first few ingredients to the final sugary touches, every step is mesmerizing to watch. This point alone could be why TikToker @thefantasybakery has over one million followers who love her page, or…
bubmag
June 9, 2021