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The Trump administration on Friday said it will ban Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat from the App Store on Sunday, but you’ll still be able to use TikTok until November 12 if you already have it downloaded on your phone. What happens to WeChat is less clear. In this photo illustration the logo of Chinese media app for creating and sharing short videos ... [+] TikTok, also known as Douyin is displayed on the screen of a smartphone in front of a TV screen displaying the TikTok logo on September 15, 2020 in Paris, France. Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images. KEY FACTS. TikTok owner ByteDance and WeChat owner Tencent won’t be able to push out app updates for existing users, even performance or security improvements that make the apps work properly. Full story

19 September