Q&A: What does banning TikTok and WeChat mean for users?

The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday. President Donald Trump has cited concerns about Chine...

TikTok to challenge Trump's executive order

TikTok said on Saturday it plans to file a lawsuit on Monday against President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibiting transactions with the popular short video app and its Chinese parent Byt...

TikTok owners show true colors with communist flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As speculation reaches a fever pitch over the fate of TikTok, a photo has surfaced showing top executives posing with party members and a communist flag inside the parent ...

Biden’s campaign staff told to delete TikTok from phones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Staffers from Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign have been told they must remove Chinese video-sharing app TikTok from their work and personal phones due to ...

Douyin's facial recognition tech blocks foreigner from livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign national in China suddenly found himself being kicked off Douyin (抖音), the Chinese version of TikTok, after appearing for only one minute, for being a non-regist...

Trump considering full ban on TikTok

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump on Tuesday (July 7) stated that he is considering banning the Chinese-owned app TikTok in the U.S. During an interview with Fox News on Monday (July 6),...

Millions switch to homegrown apps after India’s TikTok ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Millions of Indians have migrated over to local social media platforms after the government banned 59 Chinese apps — including TikTok — amid growing tensions b...