Earlier this thirty day period, the US president signed an government order to block TikTok if ByteDance did not conclude the app’s US operations by the center of September. A 7 days afterwards, he issued a further order supplying ByteDance ninety times to entire the deal.

In June, the organization was also on the getting conclude of a ban from the Indian government after it blocked 59 Chinese applications pursuing a border clash among India and China.

Mayer wrote to the Indian government expressing Beijing had never asked for consumer info, nor would TikTok turn it about if questioned.

ByteDance has been in talks to promote TikTok’s North American, Australian and New Zealand operations, which could be well worth $25bn (£18.9bn), to corporations including Microsoft Corp and Oracle, Reuters described.

Mr Mayer only officially took up the part at TikTok on June one. 

TikTok reported: “We enjoy that the political dynamics of the final handful of months have substantially modified what the scope of Kevin’s part would be going forward, and thoroughly respect his determination. We thank him for his time at the organization and desire him perfectly.”