TOBY SHAPSHAK: TikTok flipflop, round #17
That a short-form video app is central to the US-China trade war shows how the economic battlefield has changed
If Oracle does buy TikTok’s US operations, it will be one of the most unlikely pairings of an old-school enterprise technology firm with a new social media phenomenon.
To say the users of Oracle’s brilliant database technology and TikTok’s youthful happy-snappers have no idea the others exist, is no understatement. Yet, the parents who use Oracle have children using TikTok.