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'It's Overwhelming' — The Chinese App Ban Could Cut Off Families

President Trump has given 45 days for a U.S. company to take over TikTok and WeChat or Americans could lose access. That could cut off families.

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0:59Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook Will Let Employees Work From Home Through July 2021

1:06Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen
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Trump Bars U.S. Firms From Doing Business With TikTok's Parent Company

1:09President Trump's Twitter account
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Facebook, Twitter Cite Trump Campaign For COVID-19 Misinformation

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Google Accidentally Rolls Out Extra Listening Feature On Speakers

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Microsoft Confirms It's In Talks To Purchase U.S. Arm Of TikTok

1:06A new state-issued voting machine is seen at Park Tavern used for the Georgia's primary election on Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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Federal Authorities Fear Ransomware Threats To November Election

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President Trump Says He Will Use Executive Powers To Ban TikTok

1:17Twitter app
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Florida Teenager And 2 Others Charged In Twitter Hack

0:47Former KKK Grand Wizard and presidential candidate Duke David speaks in 1991
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Twitter Permanently Bans Former KKK Leader David Duke

1:24Beyoncé sits on top of leopard-print car surrounded by people
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Disney+ Is Now Home To Beyoncé's Newest Album, 'Black Is King'

2:02Delivery worker for Amazon Prime loads car with groceries
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Big Tech Earnings Surge While U.S. Sees Record-Worst Quarter

2:07Jeff Bezos appears on screen during antitrust hearing
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Congress, Tech CEOs Spar Over Surveillance, Bias In Antitrust Hearing

1:21Attendees at CES 2020
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World's Largest Tech Show Will Be Entirely Digital Due To Pandemic

2:41Playdate Theatre poster
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The First-Ever Online Theater Company Is Turning Screens Into Stages

1:08President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House.
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Trump Administration Moves To Tighten Social Media Regulations

1:13Donald Trump Jr. at a Phoenix rally for President Trump
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Twitter Temporarily Suspends Donald Trump Jr.'s Account

1:04Google headquarters
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Some Google Employees Can Work From Home Until July 2021

1:01Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook Ups Its Offer To Settle Face Recognition Lawsuit By $100M

3:22A person uses TikTok
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TikTok Poses Similar Data And Privacy Risks As Facebook, Google

1:49"The Masked Singer" contestant
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Redesigning Hollywood: How Will Variety Shows Look After The Pandemic?

2:43China's Tianwen-1 Mars probe launches Thursday in attempt to land spacecraft on planet.
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China's Launch Of Mars Probe Stirs New Generation Space Race With U.S.

1:09A man holding a Q sign waits in line with others to enter a campaign rally with President Donald Trump.
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Twitter Cracking Down On QAnon Conspiracy Theory Accounts

1:24A man walks by the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg
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Data-Sharing Pact Between EU and U.S. Struck Down By Top Court

0:50Vice President Joe Biden
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Twitter Accounts Including Biden's, Bezos' Hacked In Bitcoin Scam

2:45Person uses contact tracing app
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U.S. Contact Tracing Efforts Face Setbacks Over Privacy, Tech Issues

0:52Facebook sign
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Reports: Facebook Considers Banning Political Ads On Its Platforms

2:33Mark Zuckerberg
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Audit Finds Facebook Made 'Devastating' Moderation Errors

2:39Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook CEO Meets With Civil Rights Groups Behind Advertising Boycott

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The Trump Administration Considers Banning TikTok

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TikTok To Leave Hong Kong In Response To National Security Law