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Can Trump ban TikTok? What the executive order means – explained

The move requires TikTok and WeChat to find new owners or shut down, but it may not be that simple

tiktok - Google News
5:20pm PDT - August 7th, 2020

How realistic is a 45-day sale for TikTok?

TikTok needs to sell in 45 days. We asked experts how reasonable that timeline is.

tiktok - Fortune
7:15am PDT - August 7th, 2020

Trump’s WeChat ban could touch everything from Spotify to League of Legends

On August 6th, President Trump placed new restrictions on TikTok and WeChat, responding to concerns over the parent companies ByteDance and Tencent’s ties to China. But Tencent is far more powerful than many realize, after investments in Spotify, Blizzard, an…

tiktok - The Verge
7:13am PDT - August 7th, 2020

The US declared war on TikTok because it can’t handle the truth

The battle over TikTok’s ownership is only one part of a much larger war. The US, China, and Russia have adopted a philosophy of “information-nationalism,” where telling lies about your own country strengthens it, and telling the truth about other countries w…

tiktok - The Verge
5:00am PDT - August 7th, 2020

Will TikTok Lead Trump to Build America’s Own Great Firewall?

Plus: Absurd takes from the archives, a tribute to small devices, and another setback for Covid testing.

tiktok - Wired
2:00am PDT - August 7th, 2020

Charli D’Amelio Opens Up About Her Income Amid Claims Addison Rae Is TikTok’s Highest Earner

“Why do people think they know how much money I make?"

tiktok - MTV News (UK)
1:51am PDT - August 7th, 2020

What is TikTok and why is it so controversial?

What is TikTok? And why are politicians concerned about its use?

tiktok - Google News (Australia)
11:13pm PDT - August 6th, 2020

Why Trump is in favor of the China-owned TikTok sale to Microsoft

The TikTok/Microsoft deal — if it happens — will make it harder to shrink Facebook or Google. Do you think Donald Trump cares about that?

tiktok - Recode
2:20pm PDT - August 3rd, 2020

Microsoft and Bytedance Put TikTok Talks on Hold After Trump Signals Opposition

Negotiations aren’t believed to be dead, but the companies are trying to get clarity on White House’s stance

tiktok - Google News
3:10pm PDT - August 1st, 2020

ByteDance would forfeit stake in US operations of TikTok to preserve deal: report | TheHill

ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the popular social me...

tiktok - The Hill
3:00pm PDT - August 1st, 2020

As threats to the company mount, TikTok pushes back

As TikTok’s existential rollercoaster ride continues to rattle on, the company is trying to sway regulators and the public with a flood of dollars and arguments wrapped in free enterprise and free speech to ensure that its parent company Bytedance can retain …

tiktok - TechCrunch
1:31pm PDT - August 1st, 2020

Microsoft and Bytedance Put TikTok Talks on Hold After Trump Signals Opposition

Talks aren’t believed to be dead, but the companies are trying to get clarity on White House’s stance

tiktok - The Wall Street Journal
1:10pm PDT - August 1st, 2020

Made in the USA: Three prominent social media stars ditch TikTok for Triller

Josh Richards, Griffin Johnson and Noah Beck announce plan to switch to Los Angeles-based social media app Triller; Kurt 'The CyberGuy' Knutsson explains.

tiktok - Fox News
12:37pm PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok's biggest stars react to Trump's plan to ban app in US

TikTok stars around the world are speaking out after President Trump told reporters late Friday that he plans to band the social media platform from the United States as early as Saturday.

tiktok - Fox News
9:37am PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok assures its community that they're 'not going anywhere' amid Trump ban - Insider

"We're here for the long run," TikTok's US General Manager Vanessa Pappas said in a video message Saturday, a day after Trump said he is banning the Chinese-owned app.

tiktok - Business Insider
8:44am PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok assures its community that they're 'not going anywhere' amid Trump ban - Insider

"We're here for the long run," TikTok's US General Manager Vanessa Pappas said in a video message Saturday, a day after Trump said he is banning the Chinese-owned app.

tiktok - Business Insider (UK)
8:44am PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok 'here for the long run' in the US

US General Manager Vanessa Pappas defends the Chinese-owned app as President Trump threatens to ban it.

tiktok - BBC News
8:32am PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok says it's "not planning on going anywhere" in response to pending U.S. ban

TikTok’s U.S. General Manager Vanessa Pappas has posted a video message to the platform that appears to be a response to reports from Friday that President Trump is working on an effective “ban” of the app in the U.S., a plan he shared with reporters from the…

tiktok - TechCrunch
8:17am PDT - August 1st, 2020

ByteDance offers to 'divest' its stake in TikTok's US operations to avoid Trump ban - Business Insider

Sources told Reuters that ByteDance has agreed to divest its US operations to avoid a ban on TikTok, which the Trump administration has threatened.

tiktok - Business Insider
8:04am PDT - August 1st, 2020

ByteDance offers to 'divest' its stake in TikTok's US operations to avoid Trump ban - Business Insider

Sources told Reuters that ByteDance has agreed to divest its US operations to avoid a ban on TikTok, which the Trump administration has threatened.

tiktok - Business Insider (UK)
8:04am PDT - August 1st, 2020

ByteDance reportedly reaches deal to sell TikTok American operations

The Trump administration had threatened to ban the app for weeks

tiktok - The Verge
7:48am PDT - August 1st, 2020

Exclusive: TikTok's Chinese owner offers to forego stake to clinch U.S. deal - sources

China's ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two people familiar with the matter sa…

tiktok - Hacker News
7:24am PDT - August 1st, 2020

This Week in Apps: A guide to the US antitrust case against Apple, Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok

This week, we're focused on rounding up the news from the U.S. antitrust investigation into Apple, as it pertains to apps, the App Store and developers.

tiktok - TechCrunch
7:23am PDT - August 1st, 2020

TikTok responds to Trump: We're not going anywhere | TheHill

TikTok fired back at President Trump after he announced he will soon ban the Chinese-owned v...

tiktok - The Hill
7:20am PDT - August 1st, 2020

ByteDance and Microsoft offer deal to allow TikTok to remain in the U.S., per report

China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest its TikTok operations in the US, according to a report in Reuters. Under the deal, Microsoft would take over stewardship of the data of U.S.-based users. The deal allows another company besides Microsoft to operate TikTo…

tiktok - TechCrunch
6:54am PDT - August 1st, 2020