TikTok files complaint against Trump administration in an effort to block U.S. ban
Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a U.S. judge to block the Trump administration from enforcing a ban on the Chinese social media network, according to court documents filed late on Friday.
TikTok and its parent company, ByteDance Ltd., filed a complaint in a Washington federal court challenging the recent prohibitory moves by the Trump administration.
The U.S. Commerce Department announced a ban on Friday blocking people in the United States from downloading Chines .
The White House did not immediately respond when Reuters contacted it for comment early on Saturday.
TikTok, which has over 100 million users in the United States, said the ban would "irreversibly destroy the TikTok business in the U.S.