Chinese Apps: Trump went over to Wechat and Tiktok

The American President Donald Trump is serious: With a new injunction against Tiktok he wants to force the sale of the us business, the popular Chinese Video Ap

Chinese Apps: Trump went over to Wechat and Tiktok

The American President Donald Trump is serious: With a new injunction against Tiktok he wants to force the sale of the us business, the popular Chinese Video App. With the disposal, which would be effective in 45 days, prohibits Trump Americans "do business" with byte dance, the own owner of the App. In addition, the President unbuttoned the Chinese company Tencent offered App WeChat. The action marked a new level of escalation in the tense relations with China.

Tiktok is a "threat" to national security, said the on Thursday evening published available. The App collect large amounts of user data, and could allow the Communist party of China, American spy, it said.

Trump had recently urged, with emphasis on the selling of the American business of the App in an American company. If his new decree should not be declared by a court to be invalid, is not expected to Tiktok in the United States in 45 days.

175 million

The software group Microsoft downloaded brought about by the massive political pressure from the White house in position to take over the business of the Video App. The company wants to negotiate until mid-September a Deal with the private Chinese owners.

the Tiktok-operation in Canada, Australia and new Zealand should be part of the agreement, said Microsoft in a blog entry on Monday night. According to a report in the Financial Times is considering the company now even, to take the total business of the video service outside of China, including the activities in Europe and India.

The White house cited reports that the App, in the United States, it was 175 million times downloaded. Tiktok has recorded rapid growth and is already longer than the hottest great platform for younger people. The international video platform has hundreds of millions of users around the Gloubs. You can upload your own Clips or Videos from others. The social network Facebook is trying, with the short-video Format Reels in its photo platform Instagram to keep up.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 06:19

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