San Francisco (CNN Business) All eyes may be on TikTok this weekend as the Trump administration blocks it from app stores , but there’s another big Chinese-owned app that will suffer a similar — if not worse — fate. Additionally, companies that make up the backbone of the internet, such as web hosting services and server networks, will be prohibited from hosting or carrying WeChat internet traffic from Sunday onwards, the Department of Commerce said in a release . […] US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday “Given that WeChat is heavily reliant on content delivery services in the United States to optimize the app — to make sure content can be delivered with necessary speeds — by prohibiting those services, users will experience some dysfunction and latency to the point there will be an outage or a message will time out,” said one of the officials. […] Here’s what’s going to happen to TikTok on Sunday WeChat is hugely popular in the United States, particularly among the Chinese-American community who use it to stay in touch with relatives in China. […] Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said that it is unlikely the US ban will hit the Apple App Store in China.
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