4 Aug 2020

The Tik Tok, China, Microsoft saga - are NZ users bothered?

From Checkpoint, 5:35 pm on 4 August 2020

Video sharing platform Tik Tok could become part of Microsoft's empire in a matter of weeks after a political ultimatum from Donald Trump.

The US President has warned he will ban the Chinese-owned company unless a sale goes ahead by mid-September, because of fears user data could be used by the Chinese government.

However, New Zealand Tik Tok users aren't fussed and say the whole issue has become too political.

RNZ reporter Jonathan Mitchell has the details.