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'Oracle just completely saved the day': TikTok users react to looming deal

September 14, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

As news spread that Oracle had reached an agreement to become TikTok's partner in the United States, in a deal that could keep the app alive in the country, some TikTokers started posting celebratory videos calling the enterprise software giant the platform's "savior."

New York (CNN Business)As news spread that Oracle had reached an agreement to become TikTok's partner in the United States, in a deal that could keep the app alive in the country, some TikTokers started posting celebratory videos calling the enterprise software giant the platform's "savior. "

TikTok users have experienced whiplash in recent months over the social platform's future as the Trump administration has moved to ban the app, which is owned by a Chinese company, if it didn't find a US buyer.

On Sunday, a person familiar with the matter told CNN Business that TikTok and Oracle will partner in the United States — a deal meant to satisfy the Trump administration's national security concerns about the short-form video app.

"I'm very thankful for it," Ryan Kelly, a 25-year-old TikTok star with 2. 3 million followers, said of a looming deal.

In TikTok videos and comments, some users pointed out the connection between Oracle executives and Trump and voiced their disapproval.

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