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Instagram is working to open up messaging to third parties

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 21. I’m Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] Today’s news: Instagram eyes big push into messaging with API, Oracle becomes […]
Instagram is working to open up messaging to third parties
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Trump’s ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China

The US Commerce Department issued an order prohibiting downloads or updates to the Chinese messaging app WeChat starting on Sunday. WeChat will also be rendered unusable to US users, as internet hosting services are disallowed from “enabling the functioning or optimisation of the mobile application in the US.” For many […]
Trump’s ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China
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Trump’s ban on TikTok is another move in the ‘tug-of-war’ between the US and China that may send the Oracle deal back to the drawing board, experts say

The US Commerce Department said on Friday that it would prohibit downloads of TikTok and WeChat beginning September 20. The move comes after Oracle and TikTok announced a proposal for the enterprise tech giant to become TikTok’s “trusted technology provider” in the US. But experts say the move to ban […]
Trump’s ban on TikTok is another move in the ‘tug-of-war’ between the US and China that may send the Oracle deal back to the drawing board, experts say
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The US is about to ban TikTok. Here’s what that means for users.

The United States government said it will ban the wildly popular smartphone app TikTok from September 20. The threat comes amid ongoing negotiations between TikTok’s parent firm ByteDance to sell the app’s US operations. President Trump has accused TikTok of being used to collect data on Americans for the Chinese […]
The US is about to ban TikTok. Here’s what that means for users.
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The US says it will ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads starting Sunday

The US Commerce Department said it would ban US citizens from downloading TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday. The order bars Apple and Google from hosting the TikTok and WeChat apps on their US app storefronts. Apple and Google have not yet commented on the order. Sources told Reuters the ban […]
The US says it will ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads starting Sunday
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