A Billionaire Has a Plan to Save the Internet—Buying TikTok Is the Next Step

A Billionaire Has a Plan to Save the Internet—Buying TikTok Is the Next Step

Hey, everyone. I’m back! Big thanks to my colleagues Vittoria Elliott and Dhruv Mehrotra for taking over for the past two weeks. Hopefully you all enjoyed hearing from them.

For this week, I spoke with billionaire Frank McCourt. He’s spearheading a bid to buy TikTok and is one of the few people interested in the app who could care less about its powerful algorithm. McCourt wants to fix the internet, and he thinks TikTok could help him do it.

Let’s talk about it.


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