The lawsuit is not the first Facebook has filed this year against a Hong Kong company.
TikTok has hired away more than two dozen employees from Facebook since 2018.
The case is the latest in a series of offensives against Chinese companies found to be injecting malware in apps for financial gain.
Tik Tok was downloaded more than Facebook in the US last month.
Western tech companies protect their castles; Chinese firms play guerrilla warfare.
Zuck’s small group plan won’t solve misinformation. It will just sweep it under the rug.
Whether Bytedance can make it in the US market is still up in the air.
Update on July 26: The information regarding Facebook’s registration has been taken down from the site. According to media reports, it is because Facebook hasn’t gained solid approval from the Cyberspace Administration of China. Also, Facebook’s Hangzhou subsidiary was set to be an innovation center that aimed to help the tech community and startups, instead of a […]
At 663 million downloads in 2018, TikTok surpassed Instagram and is catching up to Facebook.
Facebook said that it would “carefully” consider privacy and free expression.