TikTok rival Triller has another Trump in its corner as it tries to take on the popular yet embattled Chinese-owned social media app.
Donald Trump Jr. on Friday joined Los Angeles-based Triller, posting a seven-minute video attacking TikTok for its ties to China as the president’s executive orders against the service loom. The latest strike at TikTok comes as the app is trying to orchestrate a sale of its U.S. assets before the administration’s deadline.
“I know there’s some outrage about [the TikTok ban] because people have liked the platform,” Trump Jr. said in the video. “But you know what? There’s an option that you can go to that’s an American company, that’s not saving your data, that’s not going to eventually weaponize it against your children.”
Trump Jr.’s alliance with Triller comes after his father,