Article originally appeared on justthenews.com.
In the U.S., the clock appears to be ticking for TikTok, the short-form video hosting service that now boasts at least 80 million Americans users.
The House of Representatives recently ordered staff to delete the controversial app from all House-issued cell phones. The directive was issued by the chamber’s chief administrative officer, Catherine L Szpindor, according to a memo obtained by NBC News. The ban also prohibits the downloading of the app on all House-issued devices in the future. Some commentators suggest that TikTok, accused of being a Trojan horse for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), could disappear from the U.S. altogether. Eventually, they warn, all Americans could be prevented from using the app.
Meanwhile, another Chinese app is taking the U.S. by storm. It’s called Temu, an online shopping site owned by Shanghai-based Pinduoduo Inc. Temu is now one of the most popular apps in the …
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