The us president, Donald Trump, would prohibit the popular chinese videoapp TikTok in the UNITED states.
It says Trump to reporters the night of Saturday the Danish time on board præsidentflyet Air Force One, according to the news agency AP.
TikTok has among other things 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 the data to monitor users.
- In relation to the TikTok so we want to ban them from the UNITED states, say Trump on Friday evening local time.
According to the AP, the ban on the app come as early as Saturday.
Trump is considering whether to grant an injunction in the form of a presidential decree or by using a kriselov.
Trump also says that he is not in favour of that an american company is allowed to buy the u.s. part of the TikTok.
said he, after the previous Friday came out, that Microsoft is negotiating to buy videoappen TikToks american activities.
American politicians have, according to the AFP news agency in recent weeks raised concerns about the app and China's possible surveillance of users ' data.
Earlier in the week said TikTok otherwise, that the company would allow a review of the algorithm behind to reassure the users and the 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. Up to 80 million americans use the app, which is owned by the chinese company ByteDance.
A possible ban would come at a time when there is already great tension between China and the UNITED states.
Trump has, among other things, accused China of spreading coronavirus to the UNITED states and the rest of the world, just as he has halted negotiations on a new trade agreement between the two great powers.