TikTok CEO quits amid pressure from Trump to sell US operation

TikTok Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer has left the company as tensions continue to mount with Donald Trump.

It comes days after the social media firm sued the Trump administration over an executive order banning transactions in the United States with the popular short-form video-sharing app.

In a letter Mr Mayer said: ‘In recent weeks, as the political environment has sharply changed, I have done significant reflection on what the corporate structural changes will require, and what it means for the global role I signed up for.

‘Against to let you all know that I have decided to leave the company.’

More to follow.

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