Shining Tan: TikTok on the Clock: A Summary of CFIUS’s Investigation into ByteDance

As quarantine has put normal life on pause, TikTok, the short-video social platform from China, has exploded in popularity and influence in the United States and around the world. The app was downloaded over 2 billion times globally and 165 million times in the U.S. in Q1 of 2020.

However, TikTok’s Western continued presence depends on the ongoing Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review into ByteDance. The outcome of this review ByteDance will have a significant impact on lives of American consumers.

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