A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP
A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP

ByteDance says Beijing will have to approve TikTok’s US deal

  • The process is expected to further complicate efforts by ByteDance to keep its short video-sharing app TikTok from getting banned by the Trump administration
  • That follows a move by China’s Ministry of Commerce to add 23 items, including technologies that power TikTok’s recommendation engine, on its restricted list

Topic |   TikTok ban
A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP
A man wearing a shirt promoting TikTok is seen at an Apple Store in Beijing on July 17. Photo: AP
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