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TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits after less than three months because ‘political environment has changed’ – ABC News

His resignation comes amid a US deadline for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which US President Donald Trump calls a security risk.

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Chief executive Kevin Mayer has resigned from TikTok less than three months after joining the technology company.

  • Mr Mayer says he quit the Chinese-owned company because the political environment has ‘sharply changed’
  • US President Donald Trump ordered a ban on TikTok unless it sold its US operations to an American company
  • TikTok’s parent company is in talks with Microsoft to buy the popular video app

It comes amid US pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the…

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