As social media platforms go it seemingly came out of nowhere and took the world by storm. It is highly popular with large followings everywhere including the US. This has caused it to become ensnared with the ongoing trade and political impasse with the US’s biggest trade adversary. With many thrusts and counter thrusts between it and the US administration, we are now at a juncture. There is an executive order that it has to divest its holdings within a couple of days deadline. The order has been there for some time and is one of two slapped on it by the administration. It managed to obtain a stay of action on one of the directives. This one, however, is not specific in how it should divest its holdings. With all that is going on in the US administration internally, the situation becomes even more muddled.