Tik Tok is seeking help from Facebook and Instagram to face the ban
Tik Tok is seeking help from Facebook and Instagram to face the ban

TikTok's interim CEO (Vanessa Pappas) asked Facebook and Instagram to publicly join the challenge and support the lawsuit as the video-sharing app is tightened against a new Trump administration enforcement rule. The order would prevent US users from downloading the app starting today. From 20 September.

On Friday morning, the US Commerce Department released a new order that basically states that users will not be allowed to download Tik Tok or WeChat starting next Sunday. For users who have already installed the app, the app will still run in the US, but future downloads will be blocked.

Papas' call to action came in the form of a response to a tweet posted by (Adam Mosseri) - the head of Instagram - who said: "The American ban on TikTok will be very bad on Instagram, Facebook and the Internet more broadly."

Pappas added that the time has come to "put our competition aside and focus on basic principles such as freedom of expression and due process." Papas announced the statement amid rumors that Instagram co-founder (Kevin Systrom) will replace former TikTok CEO (Kevin Meyer). (Kevin Meyer) to negotiate.

The Trump administration called for the short video sharing app to be banned earlier this year for data security reasons. The relevant authority required ByteDance to sell its US business to an American company by September 15th, otherwise the app would be banned altogether.

Currently, management and (ByteDance) are said to be working with Oracle to secure transactions. TikTok also filed a lawsuit against President Trump in August, saying that Trump's original order did not provide any evidence that the request actually posed a threat to the national security of the United States.

TikTok released a statement after its commercial division filed a request stating that the company "aims to achieve unprecedented transparency and additional accountability, far beyond what other apps want to do." The statement added that the company plans to enter into a partnership with an American technology provider who will be "responsible for maintaining and operating the TikTok network in the United States, including all services and data available to American consumers." Become". .

The company said, "We will continue to question the misuse of unfair administrative orders and the threat to deprive the American people and small American companies of a platform that counts for the voice and livelihood of citizens. People."

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