TikTok Weighs Suing US Government If Mistreated
"We will pursue all remedies available to us in order to ensure that the rule of law is not discarded and that our company and our users are treated fairly – if not by the Administration, then by the US courts," read the company's statement.
Breaking: Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning WeChat and TikTok in 45 Days
Trump ordered that in 45 days, or on September 20, any person or business under the jurisdiction of the US will be banned from any transactions with the two apps, their respective maker, i.e. Tencent and ByteDance, and any subsidiary of these two companies.
What US Really Wanted Was a Ban, Not a Sale: ByteDance's Zhang Yiming
"[A] sale was never the true intent of the US, It is not even what they wanted. Their actual goal is a full ban, maybe even more..." wrote Zhang in a new letter to Chinese employees.
Kuaishou Capitalize on Jay Chou's Livestream to Tap Into Premium Market
The exclusive deal with Chou is a big part of Kuaishou's ongoing effort to extend its massive popularity in China's lower tier cities and rural areas into more affluent user categories in metropolitan markets, removing some of the stereotype that it's entertainment only for less financially capable users in China.