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ByteDance says goal of US was to ban TikTok app rather than force a sale: internal letter

ByteDance says goal of US was to ban TikTok app rather than force a sale: internal letter

4/8/2020 12:32:00 PM

ByteDance says goal of US was to ban TikTok app rather than force a sale: internal letter

The letter, which was reported by Chinese media and confirmed by a source to Reuters, was sent only to ByteDance's Chinese employees after news ...

BusinessThe letter, which was reported by Chinese media and confirmed by a source to Reuters, was sent only to ByteDance's Chinese employees after news that ByteDance was in talks to sell parts of TikTok to Microsoft Corp prompted online criticism of the firm and Zhang.

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FILE PHOTO: Zhang Yiming, founder and global CEO of ByteDance, poses in Palo Alto, California, U.S., March 4, 2020. Picture taken March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton04 Aug 2020 05:21PMShare this contentBookmarkThe letter, which was reported by Chinese media and confirmed by a source to Reuters, was sent only to ByteDance's Chinese employees after news that ByteDance was in talks to sell parts of TikTok to Microsoft Corp prompted online criticism of the firm and Zhang.

ByteDance did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Advertisement(Reporting by Yingzhi Yang in Beijing and Brenda Goh in Shanghai, editing by Louise Heavens) Read more: CNA »

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