U.S. President Donald Trump sought to ban U.S. transactions with WeChat through an executive order but was blocked by a preliminary injunction issued in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in September 2020.
Can you still use WeChat in the US?
In order to stop U.S. users from using WeChat, the Commerce Department ordered American app stores, such as Apples and Googles, not to host the application or to offer security updates to existing users. The result is a less secure, less connected, and less free Internet, and that harms us all.
Did TikTok ever get sold?
TikToks Chinese parent company has scrapped its plans to sell the video-sharing apps US operations, according to a new report.
Does WeChat own WhatsApp?
WeChat is one of the worlds most popular social media messaging apps, and is similar to WhatsApp.
Why did US ban TikTok?
Saturday will mark a year since Donald Trump said he would ban the wildly popular and annoyingly addictive short-video app TikTok from millions of US smartphones, citing threats to users privacy and security posed by its Chinese ownership.