Biden Revokes TikTok, WeChat Bans and Orders Security Review

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    Jun.09 — President Joe Biden is revoking Trump-era bans on the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat. Senior administration officials said the U.S. government will instead review software applications from foreign adversaries that could pose a risk to Americans’ sensitive data. Naomi Nix reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

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    TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short music, lip-sync, dance, comedy and talent videos of 3 to 15 seconds, and short looping videos of 3 to 60 seconds.

    ByteDance first launched Douyin for the Chinese market in September 2016. Later, TikTok was launched in 2017 for iOS and Android in most markets outside of mainland China; however, it only became available worldwide, including the United States, after merging with another Chinese social media service Musical.ly on 2 August 2018.

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