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TikTok says it's not going anywhere after Trump promised a ban

Submitted by Mashable on August 1, 2020 - 11:39am

TikTok says it's not going anywhere after Trump promised a ban

TikTok said Saturday it has no plans to leave the U.S.

Of course it may not be totally up to the company after President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he intended to ban the uber-popular short-form video app. It's not clear if he has the power to do so, especially if a rumored TikTok sale comes to pass.

Still, TikTok's U.S. General Manager Vanessa Pappas posted a video Saturday saying the platform didn't intend to disappear from the states. 

"We're not planning on going anywhere," Pappas said in the video. "TikTok is a home for creators and artists to express themselves, their ideas, and connect with people across different backgrounds." Read more...

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