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TikTok ticks boxes at NZ Companies Office

Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 26 Jul 2021

The social media platform has soared in popularity among Gen Z (Image: Getty)
Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
Social media platform TikTok has taken the world by storm with its short viral video clips, and now has an eye on greater commercial revenue in New Zealand after registering a company here.The popular app, owned by Chinese technology company ByteDance, registered TikTok NZ Ltd with the NZ Companies Office on July 14.According to publicly available filings, Brett Armstrong, TikTok’s Australia-based commercial manager, is listed as the company’s sole director.Before joining TikTok, Armstrong was a senior executive at Google, holding t...

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