Microsoft has announced that it is in talks with ByteDance and US government to take on the TikTok operations. Now, Microsoft is planning to take over the global business of TikTok, including India. Earlier, there was news of Microsoft on buying TikTok in US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Microsoft To buy TikTok’s Global business including India
According to the latest news, Microsoft had revealed that it is aiming to take over the TikTok operations over the world, including India. In India, TikTok is banned over a month ago. However, Microsoft has not given any official statement about this plan to buy TikTok business.
Even if Microsoft buys the whole business of TikTok, it will not include China. If you don’t know then let us tell you that Tiktok doesn’t operate in China, it operates in Douyin, which is a Chinese version of Bytedance app. Both the parties have not reacted to this news yet.
If the news is true and Microsoft gets ready to do deal with ByteDance to take the TikTok operations. From India, it has over 600 million users, and they can get a chance to use the app once again. TikTok was the most popular video creating an app in India, but recently it was banned by the Indian government with other 58 Chinese apps.
If Microsoft buys TikTok from China, then it can come back to India. As per the reports, Microsoft is planning to add a one-year timeline to distance TikTok from ByteDance and take care of security.
The US President Donald Trump has announced about banning TikTok in the US, but now he has signed an executive order of banning all the transactions with TikTok and WeChat. Trump said that, if TikTok is not sold to America in 45 days, the American users would not be able to use anymore. The deadline given is September 15 to the company to sell TikTok to America.