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OPINION: In defense of Trump’s actions against TikTok

The fight over the future of the video-sharing app TikTok is unwinding globalization.

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

If all your friends jumped off a cliff, would you do it too? In such a scenario, I would say no. Most others would, too, because the safety risks of jumping off a cliff are very obvious. This activity has been considered dangerous since humans first walked the Earth. But now let us complicate it a...

Trump signs executive order to ban social media app TikTok

A photo of the TikTok app on a smart phone screen

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

August 11, 2020

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Aug. 6 banning two Chinese apps, including TikTok, starting Sept. 20.

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