Over the course of 2020, TikTok’s future has sometimes seemed to be on a knife edge. The Trump administration tried (and failed) to ban the platform, citing concern over data security for TikTok’s US users. And the administration is now forcing Chinese parent company Bytedance to sell the short-form video app’s US operations.
But TikTok’s VP of global business solutions, Blake Chandlee, appears to not be feeling the stress of the saga. Speaking at the Web Summit virtual tech conference, he seemed calm about working toward a solution.
“We’re having daily conversations with the administration around the security of that data and making sure people feel comfortable with it, so we’ll continue to do that,” he said. “The one thing you’re