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TikTok Parent ByteDance Accuses Facebook of ‘Plagiarism and Smears’

TikTok proprietor ByteDance has accused Facebook of plagiarism and smears though it didn’t elaborate on the accusation.

The Chinese agency additionally stated it confronted “complex and unimaginable difficulties” because it labored to develop into international firm.

The Beijing-based firm made the feedback in an announcement late on Sunday posted on its official account on Jinri Toutiao, a information aggregator app it owns.

ByteDance has always been committed to becoming a global company. During this process, we have faced all kinds of complex and unimaginable difficulties, including the tense international political environment, collision and conflict of different cultures and plagiarism and smears from competitor Facebook,” it stated.

Statement from ByteDance, accusing Facebook of plagarism
Photo Credit: toutiao.com


TikTok has attracted criticism from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who final yr accused the app of censoring political protest. TikTok has denied the declare.

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 well-liked short-video app TikTok.

US President Donald Trump has agreed to give China’s ByteDance 45 days to barter a sale of well-liked short-video app TikTok to Microsoft, individuals accustomed to the matter stated on Sunday.

© Thomson Reuters 2020


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