The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) lifted the country's ban on TikTok on November 19, following assurances by the popular Chinese video-sharing platform that it would work to control "immoral and indecent" content.
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked former President Trump's executive orders trying to ban Chinese short video app TikTok and instant communication app WeChat over national security concerns and issued a new order to review security concerns posed by these apps, the White House said.
Chinese tech giant ByteDance will trim its 2000-plus Indian team due to a recent ban New Delhi imposed on TikTok, the company announced on Wednesday. The firm has yet to specify just how many employees may lose their jobs.
On Monday, the U.S. government appealed a federal judge’s ruling blocking the administration’s ban on Chinese short video sharing app TikTok.
The Indian government announced Tuesday to ban another 43 Chinese apps, including Alibaba-backed Aliexpress.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announcedto allow ByteDance’s TikTok to continue to operate in the U.S. on Nov. 12
US buffeting hasn’t stopped TikTok from flourishing in Europe, especially when the second wave of coronavirus has sent a large part of Europe back into lockdown.
Federal judge Carl Nichols blocked the Trump administration’s order to ban the download of TikTok in the U.S. on Sunday, less than four hours before the order was to take effect.