US President Donald J. Trump has announced that he will close a Chinese-owned Platform company TikTok in the United States.
US President Donald Trump has said he will ban the use of the TikTok platform in his country.
He told reporters he would sign an executive order on Saturday.
U.S. security officials have expressed fears that the software, owned by China-owned ByteDance, owned TikTok in the United States. be used to steal US data.
TikTok denies allegations that it is controlled by the Chinese government and does not provide government information to users.
The platform, which is dominated by short video streaming, has 80 million monthly users in the United States and closing it is no small loss for the company.
Tiktok has more than one billion followers worldwide, where it later developed a new software called Tiktok lite to make the software easier to use for Android and iPhone users.
“As for TikTok, we will block it in the United States,” Trump said, speaking on the plane.
The United States has long accused China of spying on its technology and data.
Chinese Government has denied allegations of piracy in the country.