National security made strange bedfellows last week when Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer and his Republican colleague Senator Tom Cotton wrote to acting national intelligence director Joseph Maguire. Their letter raised national security concerns about TikTok, the widely popular video-sharing app. The issue — the company's possible transfer of personal data to the Chinese government — should make TikTok's American fans sit up and take note. For teens, young adults, and their parents who use the app, however, odds are, if they even noticed, the news provoked a yawn.
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