Kristi Noem Bans TikTok Use On South Dakota State Devices
Republican Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota issued an executive order banning the use of TikTok on Tuesday, according to a state press release.
The order prohibits any South Dakota state agency or government employee from downloading or using the TikTok application on a state-issued device, as well as from visiting the TikTok website. Additionally, it extends these prohibitions to any contractor and their personnel doing business with the state.
“South Dakota will have no part in the intelligence gathering operations of nations who hate us,” said Noem in the release....