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TikTok’s Suitors

Hi all, it’s Eric. Earlier this month President Trump effectively mandated the fire sale of the hottest property on the consumer internet, the video-sharing app TikTok, now owned by the Chinese company ByteDance Ltd. It turns out a lot of companies want in on the deal. As of this writing, the list of potential suitors for TikTok includes a handful of the best-known names in enterprise software, and, weirdly, big-box retail.

Here’s what we know about the contenders: