Until July 1, when rumours of a ban first began to circulate, TikTok was adding some 424,000 new US users each day.
24 Sep 2020 11:31 PM
Although young users, who make up TikTok’sprimary base, don’t seem to have paid attention to the upcoming ban, the above-20s have reacted.
19 Sep 2020 7:32 PM
Punitive measures may include fines against the foreign entity, banning it from conducting trade and investment in China.
19 Sep 2020 4:50 PM
The order would “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data,
18 Sep 2020 6:27 PM
In an executive order last month, Trump had set a September 15 deadline for the Chinese app to either sell to a US company or shut it down.
11 Sep 2020 8:50 PM
In a letter to employees, Kevin Mayer said that his decision to leave comes after the “political environment has sharply changed.”
27 Aug 2020 12:33 PM
The US government tried to insert itself into negotiations between private businesses, ByteDance said.
23 Aug 2020 7:06 PM
As the President's executive order prohibits any transaction by any person with TikTok, its US employees stand to lose their jobs.
14 Aug 2020 11:13 AM
'At this time, the order takes action to address one mobile application in particular, TikTok,' he said.
07 Aug 2020 8:40 AM
Reports had said Trump would require US operations of the app be divested from its parent firm ByteDance, but the president announced a ban
01 Aug 2020 10:41 AM
The short video platform also said it plans to add 10,000 US jobs in the next three years, as it battles complaints over its ties to China.
24 Jul 2020 4:52 PM
A group of 24 influential Republican congressmen have urged Trump to ban TikTok and other Chinese mobile applications over security concerns
16 Jul 2020 8:33 PM
It is a ‘win-win’ move for TikTok as it does not risk angering China by refusing to share user data, but it can focus on growing in the US.
09 Jul 2020 8:57 PM
The action against Chinese Apps is not about data protection but is a political manoeuvre.
04 Jul 2020 10:44 PM
With the Indian government announcing a ban on TikTok app, the livelihood and careers of a large number of users are now at stake
01 Jul 2020 7:40 PM
The Chinese Embassy said it suspected the Indian move violates World Trade Organisation (WTO) guidelines.
01 Jul 2020 5:40 AM
Gandhi has been attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over the India-China border standoff in eastern Ladakh.
30 Jun 2020 2:57 PM
India on Monday banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps in its strongest move yet targeting China
30 Jun 2020 1:55 PM
"TikTok continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law..."
30 Jun 2020 11:35 AM
Indians spent over 5.5 billion hours on TikTok, which is more than the next eleven countries combined
30 May 2020 4:02 PM