Microsoft’s (MSFT) Bid for TikTok is About Much More Than it Seems

The original Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union was fought through deploying military assets in strategic locations, manipulating trade, and even sponsoring coups.
Today’s New Cold War between the U.S. and China has opened a new front: Social media.
For months now, the quickly growing Chinese-owned TikTok social media app has been criticized in the U.S.
Security experts have found it sends highly personal information back to Chinese servers for no apparent reason.
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