On August 2, local time, TikTok General Manager Vanessa Papas (Vanessa Pappas) tweeted that TikTok would operate in the United States for a long time ," not going anywhere "and plan to create more jobs in the United States.On Friday, trump announced it would ban tiktok's U.S. operations, followed by news that Microsoft or another company would take over tiktok's U.S. operations. Byte hopping has agreed to sell tiktok's U.S. business entirely.
Previously, byte hopping tried to retain a minority stake in tiktok's U.S. business, but was rejected by the White House.
According to foreign media reports, byte beat negotiations with Microsoft have not yet ended, but the two companies are trying to figure out the White House position.
But according to TikTok official response, there are still long-term plans to operate in the United States. TikTok General Manager of the United States said :" We heard your support, we want to say thank you, we are not going anywhere ."
She added that tiktok already has 1500 employees in the United States and plans to recruit another 10000 over the next three years, and will provide a $1 billion fund to support creators who share videos on the platform.
In response to trump's earlier claim that tiktok would divulge American privacy to the Chinese government, papas responded that "in terms of security, we are developing the safest application because we know that is the right way to do it."
Papas calls on users to continue to share their voices and support TikTok.