Cryptocurrencies take a beating & TikTok data-harvesting allegations
Cryptocurrency has had a rough week as the price of bitcoin has dipped below $50,000 for the first time since March. Boom Bust co-hosts Ben Swann and Christy Ai both join the program to analyze the dip and what it means for the entire crypto market. Plus, US officials are weighing whether or not to allow continued use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the country. RT’s Trinity Chavez brings us up to speed on the pending decision and the road bumps that the nation is facing in its drive for complete vaccination. And we take you for a spin around the globe to analyze how international markets fared this week. TikTok is facing fire yet again as the popular video-sharing app is getting heat for allegedly collecting data from children in Europe. Mollye Barrows of America’s Lawyer is on hand to break down a lawsuit being brought against the app in the United Kingdom and what data the firm is accused of harvesting. With homelessness remaining a major issue facing the United States, could 3D printing be the answer? RT’s Natasha Sweatte takes a look at the revolutionary new technology and how it could help to fight homelessness across the nation.
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