Social media app TikTok is set to leave the Hong Kong market over the next few days. As reported by Reuters, the ByteDance-owned firm made the decision based on the new national security law being enforced by China. Currently, it is unknown if Hong Kong will be held to the same jurisdiction as Beijing, but the Chinese company is unwilling to take chances.
Currently, ByteDance has no plans to bring its China’s version of TikTok – Douyin – to the Hong Kong market. Despite this, it has attracted more users in Hong Kong than TikTok, as the app can be installed in mainland China or by switching accounts.
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