Trump orders ByteDance to divest interest in US TikTok operations within 90 days

//Trump orders ByteDance to divest interest in US TikTok operations within 90 days

Trump orders ByteDance to divest interest in US TikTok operations within 90 days

President Donald Trump ordered ByteDance on Friday to divest the US operations of its video-sharing app TikTok within 90 days, the latest effort to ramp up pressure on the Chinese company over concerns about the safety of the personal data it handles.“There is credible evidence that leads me to believe that ByteDance … might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States,” Trump said in the order.Trump’s latest move comes on top of an executive order he issued…

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