Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff promotes TikTok despite national security concerns

Jon Ossoff, the Democratic Georgia Senate challenger to David Perdue, the Republican incumbent, has framed the Jan. 5 runoff elections as a battle for the fate of the nation  -- and the young candidate is causing a stir campaigning on Chinese-owned short video sharing app TikTok, promoting what has been deemed a potential national security threat.

TikTok accused of 'bullying' U.S.-based video app rival Triller

This weekend, the chairman of Triller sent a fiery memo to the company's 350 employees claiming that the controversial and much larger, Beijing-based rival TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of the Trump Administration, is engaging in a media campaign to drum up bad press in recent weeks to stunt Triller's growth.