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The New Yorker: 'A TikTok Ban Wonít Fix Social Media' by Kyle Chayka

Kyle Chayka writes the following for The New Yorker:

You can ban TikTok in America, but it is far too late to contain the habits it has unleashed. The U.S. ban makes most sense as a political stunt: bellicose actions against China are popular across the political spectrum, and the demographic most vocally upset by the threatened ban are those too young to vote.

One funny thing about TikTok is that, for all its ubiquity in the news cycle and in discourse about social media, many of the concerned parties know little about it. …

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