The TikTok app logo seen in this illustration taken August 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
The TikTok app logo seen in this illustration taken August 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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TikTok faces stronger political pushback in US with bipartisan bill targeting Chinese apps even as popularity grows

  • New legislation introduced by Senator Marco Rubio would ban transactions with apps from China, Russia and other ‘countries of concern’
  • TikTok has denied that it is a threat to US national security and has recently been seeking to expand e-commerce operations in the country

The TikTok app logo seen in this illustration taken August 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
The TikTok app logo seen in this illustration taken August 22, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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