Commerce Department to Bar TikTok, WeChat from U.S. App Stores

NextGov: The Trump administration will ban TikTok and WeChat, which boast over 100 million U.S. users, from U.S. app stores this weekend in the name of protecting the U.S. from potential national security threats posed by China.  

On Sunday, TikTok, a video app popular among American teenagers, and WeChat, a combination messaging, social media and payment app, will be removed from U.S. app stores, according to a Commerce Department press release and two accompanying notices in the Federal Register.

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