Reports: Trump To Order China’s ByteDance To Sell TikTok

President Donald Trump will order China’s ByteDance to sell its hit video app TikTok because of national-security concerns.

  • Published 31 July 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will order China’s ByteDance to sell its hit video app TikTok because of national-security concerns, according to reports published July 31. “We are looking at TikTok,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We may be banning TikTok.” Reports by Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal citing anonymous sources said the administration could soon announce a decision ordering ByteDance to divest its ownership in TikTok. There have… Read at AP News