TikTok hits back at Trump’s ban threat

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  • Chinese video-sharing app TikTok has responded to Donald Trump’s threat of a US ban by declaring: “We’re not planning on going anywhere.”

    In a video aimed at the app’s supporters, TikTok spokesperson Vanessa Pappas said it was “here for the long run” and called people to “stand for TikTok”.

    It followed a suggestion from the president that he would stop the app from operating in the US, as tensions have risen between America and China.

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