Is the clock ticking down for TikTok in UK political messaging?

The video-sharing app TikTok has undoubtedly affected billions of lives. Many see it as emblematic of the 2020 COVID lockdown, with the app being downloaded 853 million times worldwide. Since then, the platform’s sheen has faded. Concerns over parental oversight of their children’s usage of the app has been replaced by serious distress over the app’s Chinese associations.