Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday the Trump administration is considering restricting United States' users' access to the Chinese social media application TikTok, Report says, citing RIA Novosti.
"We are taking this very seriously, and we are certainly looking at it. We have worked on this very issue for a long time, whether it's a problem of having Huawei technology in your infrastructure -- we've gone all over the world and are making real progress," said Pompeo.
"Concerning Chinese apps on people's cell phones, I can assure you the United States will get this one right too." He said he did not want to dive into specifics and potentially "get ahead" of any presidential announcement.
"But, it is something we are looking at," he said, going on to warn Americans that they should be cautious in using TikTok, lest they want their private information "in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.