TikTok has become a popular social media platform where users can share short video content. In recent years, the platform has been used for a variety of purposes, including political campaigns and celebrity interviews. In this article, we take a closer look at two TikTok interviews that made headlines: one with former President Donald Trump and the other with Forbes Editor-in-Chief Dan Alexander about former President Trump’s finances.
Interview with Donald Trump
In September 2020, former President Donald Trump participated in a TikTok interview with conservative activist and commentator Candace Owens. During the interview, which was streamed live on her account, Owens asked Trump various questions related to his presidency, including his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and his plans for a potential second term.
The interview was controversial, with many TikTok users expressing their disapproval of Owens and Trump on the platform. However, it was also seen as a significant moment for TikTok as it was the first time a former US president had participated in a TikTok interview.
A conversation about Trump’s finances
In December 2020, Forbes senior editor Dan Alexander conducted an interview on TikTok about former President Trump’s finances. The interview came on the heels of a New York Times investigation that revealed Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017.
During the interview, Alexander discussed his reports on Trump’s finances and answered questions from the audience. The interview received widespread attention, with many viewers praising Alexander for his reporting and calling for more transparency about Trump’s finances.
The interview also highlighted the growing use of TikTok as a platform for serious journalism. While the platform is known for its light-hearted content, it has also been used for political activism and journalism in recent years.
In conclusion, TikTok has become a popular platform for interviews with high-profile figures, including former President Donald Trump and Forbes Editor-in-Chief Dan Alexander. These interviews have attracted considerable attention and sparked important discussions about politics, finance and the role of social media in modern journalism. As TikTok continues to grow in popularity, it will be interesting to see how it is used for chat and other forms of content in the future. See more