Posted on August 8, 2020 by MattPresident Trump Wants To Ban TikTok. Is It Really A National Security Threat? The app doesn’t seem to collect any more data than other social media platforms. But the Trump administration argues that data could fall into the hands of the Chinese government. NPR’s Bobby Allyn reported on TikTok’s role in the racial justice movement. Find and support your local public radio station.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.