TikTok has become the single most important platform for generating new pop-music hits. But can it help mint stars, or just one-hit wonders?
President Trump said Saturday that he has approved in concept a deal that would have Oracle manage TikTok's U.S. operations.
The D'Amelio family, including popular TikTok stars Charli and Dixie, have joined L.A.-based rival app Triller, as TikTok's future in the U.S. remains uncertain.
Microsoft said its offer to buy TikTok's U.S. operations was rejected, a week before the Trump administration plans to ban the social video app owned by China-based ByteDance. Oracle is still in the running.
Several foreign-born engineers accepted jobs at TikTok in July, but their visa transfers have yet to be approved by the U.S. government, putting their status in limbo.
The biracial rapper has gained an enormous social following, and a deal with Columbia, with her jubilantly raunchy lesbian sex anthems.
The move comes as TikTok is trying to sell its U.S. assets to an American company amid the president's looming ban.
Microsoft is working with retail giant Walmart on a deal for TikTok as Trump's ban looms.
The dispute between TikTok and Trump intensifies as the popular social video app fights for its survival.
The ads, featuring TikTok creators, will air ESPN and ABC, the radio, Hulu, Spotify and TikTok in the U.S.