Short video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-PresseShort video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Short video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-Presse

TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance spends record amount on federal lobbying as US pressure rises

  • Beijing-based ByteDance spent US$500,000 on federal lobbying in the three months ended June 30, up from its previous record of US$300,000 in the first quarter
  • TikTok is responding to an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots

Topic |   TikTok
Short video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-PresseShort video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Short video app TikTok is facing an onslaught of pressure from US politicians over its Chinese roots. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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