TikTok will be banned from US app stores from September 20th, unless a last minute compromise is agreed with president Donald Trump. Owner Bytedance had previously been given a September 15th deadline to find a buyer for its US operations.
The Department of Commerce said it would bar people in the US from downloading the video-sharing app through all app stores across all platforms.
Messaging app WeChat, owned by Chinese digital giant Tencent, is set to suffer the same fate.
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