A group of lawmakers are concerned that the popular social media app, TikTok, is sharing Americans' private information with the Chinese government.
Around 150 million Tiktok users in the US could be affected by a possible ban.
The attention span of a lot of younger generation has gone, it's gone, you have these videos, you're scrolling through reels, it's a time sink, we could be doing more with our time
It is a tool that can be used by creators.
According to Skip Adams, owner and broker of Sold by Skip Real Estate, people tend to have a shorter attention span now that it is so consumable.
Adams uses social media to promote his business.
If TikTok goes away, the good news is that platforms like Facebook, as well as others, have similar products for short form content.
Users of the app say the same thing if Tiktok goes away.
"I am mostly indifferent to it, I think that as far as privacy and safety concerns are concerned, it's probably in the best interest of everyone if it gets banned, so I am sure another platform will probably arise from that"SMSMessengerFacebookRedditTwitterWhatsAppEmailShare