Following ban in India, TikTok tries to distance itself from China


TikTok, which is not available in China, is owned by China?s ByteDance– File photo After India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, the social media platform has made an effort to distance itself from Beijing, according to a correspondence seen by Reuters on Saturday. In a letter to the Indian government dated June 28th and seen by Reuters on Friday, TikTok Chief Executive Kevin Mayer said the Chinese government has never requested user data, nor would the company turn it over if asked.