China condemns McCarthy's decision to move forward with TikTok bill to deter 'technological tentacles' of CCP
China reportedly warned the U.S. "should respect fair competition" and "stop suppressing foreign companies" as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy moves forward with legislation on TikTok.
House to consider TikTok legislation after CEO's testimony, Speaker McCarthy says
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said that Congress will move forward with legislation on TikTok to "protect Americans from the technological tentacles of the Chinese Communist Party."
Apple CEO Tim Cook welcomed with applause at Beijing conference sponsored by Chinese government
Apple CEO Tim Cook received applause from the audience as he gave an upbeat speech at a tech conference in Beijing sponsored by the Chinese government.
AOC TikTok defense ripped after Chinese parent company gave 6-figure donations to Hispanic caucus nonprofits
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was blasted for opposing a TikTok ban given Chinese parent company ByteDance's six figure donation to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Foundation.
AOC rails against TikTok ban in first video to Chinese-owned platform posing possible national security threat
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said in her first TikTok video shared Saturday that she opposed a ban of the Chinese owned platform, downplaying national security concerns.
U.S. TikTok ban likely inevitable, regulatory expert says
TikTok is in the crosshairs of U.S. regulators and lawmakers over privacy concerns due to the popular video app's ties to China. One expert says a ban is imminent.
TikTok CEO grilled over internal memo instructing senior managers to 'downplay the China association'
Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., on Thursday grilled TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew over a purported internal corporate memo coaching senior management to "downplay the parent company Bytedance" and China ties.
TikTok CEO torched over threat video targeting congresswoman chair of first House hearing posted 41 days ago
Rep. Kat Cammack torched TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew over a video left on the platform for 41 days threatening House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
House Energy Chair Rodgers assails TikTok CEO: 'We do not trust TikTok will ever embrace American values'
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., told TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew, "We do not trust TikTok will ever embrace American values," ahead of his testimony before Congress.
TikTok CEO to testify as social media giant faces ban over China ties
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify before Congress on Thursday as the social media platform looks to avoid a potential ban or divestment from its China-based parent company.
Here's the data that TikTok collects on its users
TikTok executives will meet with officials on Capitol Hill in order to advocate for the app's sustainability, while U.S. officials look to ban the platform.
TikTok CEO to pledge company will guard data from Chinese access, in bid to stave off ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will tell U.S. lawmakers Thursday that the company has never, and would never, share data from U.S. users with China or the Chinese Communist Party.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress that Chinese owned app now has 150M active users in the United States: report
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew in testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday is expected to reveal the Chinese-owned platform now has 150 million active users in the U.S.
Biden admin threatens ban if TikTok’s Chinese owners don’t sell stakes
The demand that TikTok's Chinese owners sell their stakes in the app marks the first time under the Biden administration that a potential ban on TikTok has been threatened.
California school board sues TikTok, Snap, Google over youth mental health crisis
A California school board is suing some social media companies over the content delivered to children and their practices.
TikTok considering splitting from China's ByteDance if deal with US fails: report
TikTok’s leadership is exploring a potential split with Chinese parent company ByteDance as it comes under increasing scrutiny from lawmakers.
TikTok reportedly hires communication firm with connections to Biden
Social media company TikTok has hired SKDK as scrutiny over the app and its threat to national security continue to increase in Washington.
FBI Director Chris Wray testifies Chinese-owned TikTok has power to 'drive narratives,' 'divide Americans'
FBI Director Chris Wray told the Senate intel committee TikTok can "drive narratives" and "divide Americans," adding the Chinese app "screams out with national security concerns."
Senate’s bipartisan RESTRICT Act would block tech products like TikTok made in adversarial countries
Senators introduced the bipartisan RESTRICT Act that would block technology products from adversarial countries like China and Russia from being available in the U.S.
Biden could have power to ban Chinese-owned TikTok under new Senate bill
A dozen U.S. Senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would give President Biden the ability to ban TikTok and other technology platforms owned by foreign adversaries.