by Brandon Butler
Microsoft Eyeing TikTok 7/31/2020

Mike Isaac and Ana Swanson for The New York Times, ‘Microsoft Said to Be in Talks to Buy TikTok, as Trump Weighs Curtailing App’:

Microsoft is in talks to acquire TikTok, the Chinese-owned video app, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions, as President Trump said on Friday that he was considering taking steps that would effectively ban the app from the United States.

Microsoft does not have a good record of managing social media.