Sep 29th, 2020
This episode welcomes back to the show Steve Adelkoff to talk about the dynamic landscape underpinning the latest happenings with TikTok and WeChat. We illuminate the major players, the political arena, legal and market precedent and conclude with our best guess at what may play out in the coming months.
00:00 Welcome to the Show
00:50 Welcoming back Steve Adelkoff
02:30 Providing Context around TikTok, WeChat and Deglobalization
07:50 Government & Presidential Powers
22:00 Application of Legal Precedent
27:00 It’s not really Political and Economic Divisiveness
32:30 The role and response of China
37:00 Has investment in tech been impacted?
38:45 What to look out for with TikTok & WeChat
42:20 Impact upon economic relationship with China
44:00 Will TikTok user base remain faithful?
45:45 Generational Shifts among media apps
50:20. Final Thoughts from Steve
53:00 Thank you Emily Sjoberg & Blake Beshero
53:40 Closing Thoughts & Credits