TikTok Banned in NYC

New York City has banned TikTok from all city-owned devices, citing security concerns.

With many U.S. states — and even Congress — sharing similar sentiments about the Chinese-owned platform, Shelly Palmer, Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, speaks with Tashanea Whitlow on Fox 5’s Good Day New York about the controversy.

Is this purely a political move, or are there genuine concerns about our data privacy?

Join us as we explore the implications of such bans, the role of other social media platforms in data collection, and the urgent need for stronger data governance policies.

Original Airdate: August 22, 2023

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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