TikTok proprietor ByteDance said it has confronted “complex and unimaginable difficulties” within the course of of working to develop into a world company, in an announcement that additionally accused Facebook of committing “plagiarism and smears” towards the Chinese firm.
The Beijing-based company made the feedback in an announcement posted on its official account on Jinri Toutiao, a news aggregator app it owns, late on Sunday. The assertion additionally said the firm would proceed to stick to its globalisation imaginative and prescient.
Facebook didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The assertion didn’t point out pressures within the United States that ByteDance at the moment faces to dump its fashionable short-video app TikTok.
Reuters reported U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to offer China’s ByteDance 45 days to barter a sale of fashionable short-video app TikTok to Microsoft Corp.