How a TikTok ban would affect the influencer economy

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Last week, the Trump administration began to issue executive orders sanctioning Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, specifically banning “transactions” between US entities and the apps’ parent companies, ByteDance and Tencent.

Though there are many questions about how this ban could...
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Video-sharing application
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45th president of the United States
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ByteDance

Chinese multinational internet technology company
ByteDance says it has applied to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce for the license and is awaiting a reply.
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ByteDance Ltd., the Chinese parent of video app TikTok, submitted an application in Beijing for permission to export technology, as it tries to work out an..
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