TikTok will have to be sold before mid-September to remain in the United States - The Point

Donald Trump has developed a timetable for the application of chinese TikTok. Monday, August 3, he stated to the press that he has "set a date around the 15th

TikTok will have to be sold before mid-September to remain in the United States - The Point

Donald Trump has developed a timetable for the application of chinese TikTok. Monday, August 3, he stated to the press that he has "set a date around the 15th of September, after which they will make more in the United States". The service will close on September 15, unless Microsoft or another company to be able to buy it and find an agreement," he added.

In a context of political tensions and trade with China, which Washington accuses since months the interface to be used by the information chinese, for monitoring purposes. TikTok has always firmly denied any sharing of data with Beijing. Friday night, the tenant of the White House had said it wanted to ban the application of video-sharing light, and be opposed to its acquisition by an american group.

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Microsoft is conducting negotiations

But on Sunday, he spoke with Satya Nadella, the boss of the Microsoft group, which conducts negotiations to buy the american branch of TikTok to his house-mother. After their discussion, the boss of the it group confirmed to continue the negotiations in view of an agreement by 15 September at the latest. TikTok is very much used by the 15-25 year-olds and has approximately a billion users in the world. It allows you to create, share and watch short clips, usually musical, offbeat, or humorous.

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Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 15:33

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