Alex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTubeAlex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTube
Alex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTube

Who is TikTok chief Alex Zhu, new head of Gen Z’s favourite video sharing app – and should US regulators really fear Chinese government censorship?

Alex Zhu may be known for a kooky streak, but the Chinese co-founder of Musical.ly has now taken the top job at TikTok – the video sharing app beloved by Gen Z but feared by US regulators

Topic |   TikTok
Alex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTubeAlex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTube
Alex Zhu created Musical.ly, which after a few twists and turns was combined with TikTok. Photo: Greylock Partners/YouTube
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