TikTok’s CEO Quits Months Into the Job After Trump’s Ban

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Bloomberg
Aug 27 · 4 min read
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By Kurt Wagner

TikTok Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer has resigned just months after taking the helm of the viral short video app, stepping out of the crossfire as the Trump administration targets the business owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd.

Mayer told employees of his decision in an internal memo and a company spokeswoman confirmed his…

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