Recently, TikTok has been in the news lately for its ties to the Chinese Government, as there are those who are accusing the Chinese government due to data mining users.

In order to combat this, TikTok is trying to make it tougher for it to be taken down by digging its heels into the dirt by deepening its economic roots.

The company announced recently that despite the idea it might be banned, it plans on hiring 10,000 new employees in the US over the next several years.

Due to to tensions between Washington and Beijing, Chinese governments are being placed under the microscope like never before. It’s believed that the Chinese government might use Chinese made software and hardware for espionage.

Sources – CNBC and Social Media Today