ByteDance CEO Liang Rubo said the company’s lead advantage in its main content offerings — including Douyin, TikTok, and Jinri Toutiao — has diminished over the past year or two during an internal meeting held on March 16 to celebrate ByteDance’s 11th anniversary. Douyin CEO Kelly Zhang, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew, and president of e-commerce at the platform Kang Zeyu also attended the meeting, tech media outlet 36Kr reported. Kang believes TikTok’s e-commerce segment will be the company’s main growth driver this year and is preparing a large-scale launch in the US. However, the short video platform is currently facing a potential ban from the US unless ByteDance sells its stake in TikTok. Chew addressed this issue in the meeting, stating that the company is building “a very substantial security solution” that it hopes will address this concern. [36Kr, in Chinese]