13 Mar 2024

US House passes bill that could force TikTok sale or ban in the country

It’s one of the world’s most downloaded apps, but TikTok could soon be banned in the US. The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a bill giving its Chinese owner ByteDance six months to sell it, or face a ban.

Many users consider it a source of news as well as entertainment and that’s got American politicians worried about China using it as a propaganda tool. What’s less clear is what the Senate will do.