BUSINESS US downloads of TikTok, WeChat to be blocked on Sunday

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US downloads of TikTok, WeChat to be blocked on Sunday

CGTN

20:14, September 18, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Commerce Thursday issued an order banning U.S. transactions with Chinese video-sharing app TikTok and messaging app WeChat starting September 20.

The order said as of September 20, any provision of service to distribute or maintain the WeChat or TikTok mobile applications, constituent code, or application updates through an online mobile application store in the U.S. will be prohibited. 

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