Chinese internet giant ByteDance has told employees in India that it will be reducing the size of its team in the country after New Delhi retained ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps in the country, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch.
The company shared the news with employees in the country at 10am local time and said only critical jobs will be retained in the country. ByteDance said the Indian government has offered no clear direction on when the app would be able to make a return, the source said on the condition of anonymity.
ByteDance did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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