ByteDance is looking for alternatives to TikTok sale
It seems that the video streaming app TikTok may not be purchased by a US company, or at least not as a whole.
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TikTok files lawsuit against Trump administration over executive order that threatens US ban
TikTok claims that the executive order did not provide any hard evidence and neither did it justify such a harsh punitive action.
New executive order gives ByteDance 90 days to sell TikTok
It seems that US companies will have more time to buy TikTok’s US operations from ByteDance, as President Trump has given the company 90 days to close a deal
TikTok is reportedly suing Trump administration over executive order threatening a ban
TikTok claims that the national security justification for issuing the executive order that threatens to ban the popular social media app in the US is baseless.
TikTok expresses shock in statement responding to President Trump’s executive order
The ByteDance-owned social media company suggests it might take legal aid to ease the situation.
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Trump executive order blocks transactions with Bytedance if TikTok is not sold within 45 days
Starting September 20, any US entity will be prohibited from doing transactions with ByteDance citing a threat to national security and privacy.
Trump gives ByteDance until September 15 to sell TikTok’s US operations or shut down
Trump says that he’ll pass an executive order to ban TikTok in the US if Microsoft or any other US-based company is unable to strike a deal with ByteDance.
TikTok crosses the milestone of 2 billion downloads
The coronavirus lockdowns have led to a huge surge in TikTok’s popularity lately, even setting up a new quarterly app download record.
TikTok owner ByteDance told to remove workplace app for showing ‘foreign’ content
ByteDance’s Feishu app for office collaboration was handed a 30-day listing ban for hosting content from banned platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
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TikTok pledges $375 million to support coronavirus relief efforts
Aside from helping health care workers, TikTok will also help educate the masses via its platform and companies struggling due to the coronavirus outbreak.