The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout
The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout

Trump targeted both WeChat and TikTok with US bans – why then did it seem Tencent was getting an easier ride?

  • Some analysts say the difference in approach to TikTok and WeChat by the Trump administration reflects their relative power in the US

Topic |   TikTok ban
The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout
The messenger app WeChat has been given a different treatment by the Trump administration than TikTok. Photo: Handout
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