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Tech Tuesday: TikTok's Uncertain Future

TikTok on a phone
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TikTok, the widely popular video-sharing app, faces an uncertain future after President Trump signed an executive order that would restrict transactions in the U.S. after 45 days.

Microsoft has been negotiating with TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance, for weeks over a possible sale, and now Twitter is showing some initial interest too.

Today on Tech Tuesday: We unpack the latest TikTok news, learn of two initiatives to increase diversity in tech, and more.

Guests:

  • Georgia Wells, reporter, Wall Street Journal
  • Michelle Ferguson, national director, Dream Corps Tech
  • Kunbi Tinuoye, journalist, founder UrbanGeekz
  • Russell Holly, contributing editor, Android Central

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