Twitter and TikTok Have Held Merger Talks as Trump Ban Looms (Report)
Could a Twitter-TikTok tie-up transpire?
The social network and TikTok, owned by Chinas ByteDance, have engaged in preliminary discussions about merging TikToks U.S. operations with Twitter, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous individuals.
Twitter declined to comment. A TikTok rep said via email Sunday, As a matter of corporate policy we do not comment on market rumors.
The M&A chatter about Twitter and TikTok emerges after Microsoft last week confirmed that it has been exp…