Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said what attracted ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming to the software giant was its services related to content moderation and child safety. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said what attracted ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming to the software giant was its services related to content moderation and child safety. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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Microsoft CEO says company’s failed TikTok deal ‘strangest thing I’ve worked on’

  • Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said he was looking forward at the time to bringing Microsoft’s security, child safety and cloud expertise to TikTok
  • Microsoft began talks on the proposed acquisition in August 2020, but the deal collapsed by September

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said what attracted ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming to the software giant was its services related to content moderation and child safety. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said what attracted ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming to the software giant was its services related to content moderation and child safety. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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