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FBI director says he's 'extremely concerned' about China's ability to weaponize TikTok

by Suzanne Smalley

Christopher Wray said China could control TikTok's algorithm to support anti-American information operations, posing a serious risk.

The reason to ban TikTok has nothing to do with data security 

by Dakota Cary

The People’s Republic of China has the power to manipulate one of the world’s most popular apps into a massive global propaganda machine. 

Supreme Court poised to rewrite how social media confronts disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

If the Supreme Court backs state efforts to limit platforms from curating content, online disinformation will surge, experts and tech companies say.

Banning TikTok won’t protect Americans’ sensitive data

by Justin Sherman

Banning TikTok because of its Chinese owners leaves policymakers playing a game of whack-a-mole instead of focusing on privacy legislation that matters. 

Senators slam social media companies for failure to keep disinformation from going viral

by Suzanne Smalley

Tech executives say they are working hard to fight disinformation, but lawmakers and critics say they simply aren't doing enough.

TikTok scammers tried hacking 125 targets that followed famous accounts, researchers find

by AJ Vicens

How many accounts the attackers breached remains unclear.

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