TikTok is adjusting its lobbying strategy in Washington as the social media platform faces increased scrutiny over its Chinese-based corporate parent, according to Bloomberg. TikTok is planning to hire its own U.S.-based policy chief and has already hired Monument Advocacy, a lobbying firm with several other tech industry clients including Microsoft, Amazon and Netflix. In addition, it is...
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