China argues TikTok ban reflects US insecurities

  • China claims the US ban on TikTok reflects US insecurities.
  • TikTok is used by two-thirds of American teens.
  • There is concern in Washington that China could use its legal and regulatory powers to obtain private user data.
  • There is also worry that China could use TikTok to push misinformation or narratives favoring China.