TikTok boss Kevin Mayer leaves the company

TikTok boss Kevin Mayer leaves the company

In the heart of a battle with Donald Trump, who wants the application banned, the CEO of TikTok has decided to step down.

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TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer said on Wednesday he was leaving the hugely popular social network, in a statement.

His resignation comes after the decisions taken by US President Donald Trump against the Chinese video-sharing application, which he accuses of spying for the benefit of Beijing. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce that I have decided to leave the company,” wrote Mr. Mayer, in a letter to his employees.