September 28, 2023

The Billionaire Keeping TikTok on Your Phone

by The Journal

TikTok had hardly any friends in the U.S. government when, earlier this year, the Biden administration and Congress threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video giant. WSJ’s Stu Woo profiles financier Jeff Yass, who made a big bet on the app and is a top donor to lawmakers opposing a ban.  

Further Listening:

- What’s Up With All the TikTok Bans? 

- Exclusive: TikTok’s CEO on the App’s Future in the U.S. 

- How TikTok Became the World’s Favorite App 

Further Reading:

- The Billionaire Keeping TikTok on Your Phone 

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