The Real Reason The US Government Wants TikTok Banned

What would you do if the US Government wanted to shut down your business?

Jano le Roux


Congress with dark cloud and TikTok ban symbols around it.
Illustration / Jano le Roux

It is all about control.

  • Control over people’s minds.
  • Control over people’s interests.
  • Control over people’s beliefs.
  • Control over people’s data.

TikTok’s US destiny hangs by a thread.

Biden’s pen is ready to get rid of the untamed.

Let’s break this down.

The control tug-of-war

At the core of the TikTok drama, there’s a big, almost invisible game of control playing out.

Think of it not as a traditional power struggle, but more like a high-stakes, behind-the-scenes tug-of-war for what catches our eye and what doesn’t on the internet. This isn’t just about what goes viral or which dance challenge takes off; it’s about who gets to shape our interests, hobbies, and how we spend our online minutes.

The government’s push to ban TikTok isn’t just about what we do online.

It’s about influencing our deepest beliefs and political views, all through the videos we watch and share. Imagine the power to subtly shift the nation’s…



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