The TikTok / Trump / Oracle / Walmart deal misses the real threat to America

Jason Knapp
3 min readSep 20, 2020
“TikTok-als-Puzzle” by Christoph Scholz is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

I’m not glad for much the Trump administration does, but I was delighted to see it go after TikTok. Unfortunately, the deal between Tiktok and Oracle seems focused on Chinese access to consumer data. What worries me, though, is the algorithm.

TikTok is quite possibly the most powerful tool for changing public attitudes ever created

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Jason Knapp

jknapp.com—Entrepreneur @ craftedpour.com, angel syndicate lead, startup advisory, product/development services, husband to @knappleton, fascinated w the future