TikTok’s parent has a new app: Lemon8

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TikTok’s parent has a new app: Lemon8

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https://apnews.com/article/lemon8-tikto ... 62186122c9


Here we go as Bytedance hypes up Lemon8 to go after Meta owned Instagram.
. NEW YORK (AP) — As lawmakers debate whether to ban TikTok nationwide, its Chinese parent company has introduced a new app that’s already getting some traction.

The app, called Lemon8, is likely to face some of the same scrutiny as TikTok, which has been dogged by claims the Chinese government could force its parent company ByteDance to hand over U.S. user data or push misinformation on the platform.

TikTok maintains that hasn’t happened. And it’s attempting to convince lawmakers it can keep user data safe.

Meanwhile, ByteDance is pressing ahead with its expansion plans. Here’s what you need to know about the company’s new app:
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"its currently one of the top 10 new apps in the U.S" jeez already? i guess i shouldn't be so surprised considering how big the tiktok crowd is and how this could also attract instagram's crowd. Bytedance ain't backing off so easy from the looks of it then from the ban which makes me wonder why not just set restrictions on the app's data collecting practices in the first place instead of flat out banning it.
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