Microsoft is negotiating to buy videoappen TikToks american activities. It learns several media outlets, including the New York Times, from anonymous sources.
the Stories comes following a growing political pressure on the app, which is owned by the chinese techselskab ByteDance.
the App has been criticized strongly for to steal, and to use the information from the users who download the app in Addition, China has also been accused of using data to monitor users.
as late as Friday reiterated the UNITED states'president, Donald Trump, his earlier announcement that he is considering blocking the app in the UNITED states.
TikTok is not returned to the New York Times request for a comment, while a spokesperson from Microsoft declined to comment.
Friday has the media also been able to tell, that Donald Trump is preparing for a orders, to TikTok in the UNITED states shall be sold with regard to the security of the country.
It is due to worries about whether it can be used by the chinese intelligence service.
- We are looking at TikTok. We prohibit maybe TikTok. We may do some other things.
- There are a few options. But there is a lot of things. So now we have to see what happens, the president said Friday, according to news agency Reuters.
American politicians have, according to the AFP news agency in recent weeks raised concerns about the app and China's possible laden in people's data.
Earlier in the week it sounded otherwise from the TikTok, that it would allow a review of the algorithm behind in order to assure users and authorities.
- We are not political, we do not accept political advertising and has no agenda - our only goal is to remain a vibrant, dynamic platform that everyone can enjoy, said earlier in the week from the app's ceo, Kevin Mayer.
On the TikTok, users can make short video sequences, where you dance to music that you can share with others.