We are in 2020 and the US president is about to ban TikTok, a video-sharing social network mobile app, because “it poses a risk to US national security”. At the same time, Microsoft started discussions on a potential TikTok purchase in the United States. TikTok has received a lot of media coverage lately, but how much of it is factual? This is what I will try to answer in this series of articles. Each article will answer a very specific…