Sources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: APSources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: AP
Sources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: AP

TikTok: ByteDance to step up legal, PR fight in Trump’s war against Chinese-owned app, sources say

  • The Chinese owners of TikTok plan to step up opposition to a ban on US operations, as criticism grows at home the firm is kowtowing to American demands
  • Negotiations with Microsoft and social media giant Twitter for a forced sale are unlikely to succeed, says a source briefed on the matter

Topic |   TikTok
Sources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: APSources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: AP
Sources say Chinese firm ByteDance is set to step up its fight against US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban its TikTok app in the US. Photo: AP
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