President trumps executive order prohibits transactions with tiktoks owner bytedance. Including the wildly popular tiktok and.
But other chinese owned apps and software based services could also be.
Tiktok ban bbc. On friday a group of chinese americans filed a separate lawsuit against the presidents similar ban on the social media app wechat which is owned by the chinese firm tencent. Indias decision to ban 59 chinese apps on. This is a purely political move nikhil pahwa the editor of medianama a media watchdog told the bbc.
Chinese video sharing app tiktok has gone to court to challenge a ban imposed by us president donald trump. The department of commerce said it would bar people in the us from. The us retail giant walmart has said it will team up with microsoft to make a bid for the us operations of tiktok.
Caught in a political tug of war between washington and beijing. The chinese owned firm has been accused of being a threat to us national security by the trump administration. Tiktok and wechat will be banned from us app stores from sunday unless president donald trump agrees to a last minute deal.
Tiktok has announced that it will be taking legal action against us president donald trump and his administration in an attempt to challenge its imminent ban. Walmart told the bbc it thought a deal with the chinese video sharing app would help it expand its operations. Tiktok users might not notice any change but a shakeup is in the works for the company behind the wildly popular video sharing app.
Tiktok expects the legal action to begin this week says bbc business reporter vivienne nunis. The chinese owned app has been told. Tiktok said in a statement it was disappointed the commerce department stands to block new app downloads from sunday and ban use of the tiktok app in the us from november 12.
Tiktok boss quits as trumps ban looms tiktok chief executive kevin mayer has quit after just two months in the job ahead of an impending ban by us president donald trump. Tiktok has been given 90 days to sell its us arm to an american firm or face a ban in the country. Tiktoks time in the us may be running out with president trump and other senior officials talking of an imminent ban.