Google has held acquisition talks with Firework, a free, short-video app that would help it compete with the hugely popular TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported. It’s not surprising Google would be interested in owning a short-video app. TikTok, the leader in the format, is taking the world by storm. TikTok has been downloaded about a billion times around the world, with as many as 100...
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