Apple ordered to pull Meta’s WhatsApp, Threads from China App Store


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As the U.S. considers banning Chinese-owned TikTok, Beijing has ordered Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to remove Meta's (NASDAQ:META) social media apps WhatsApp and Threads from its app store in the country. Messaging apps Telegram and Signal were also removed from Apple's (AAPL) App Store. "The Cyberspace Administration of China ordered the removal of these apps from the China storefront based on national security concerns," the iPhone maker said. "We are obligated to follow the laws in the countries where we operate, even when we disagree." Chinese users with iCloud accounts in other countries can still download the apps from Apple's (AAPL) App...