Short 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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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

Short 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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