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Kuaishou pulls Zynn app in the U.S.

ByteDance rival Kuaishou Technology has pulled the plug on its video-sharing app Zynn in the US. The Chinese social media company told users in a message on Wednesday that Zynn would be discontinued as of Aug. 20, Bloomberg reports. According to the statement, the app, a TikTok lookalike that launched in North American markets just last year, will remove all user data 45 days after the shutdown. However, Kuaishou’s other overseas products will not be affected, according to the report. The Chinese internet company also operates apps Kwai and SnackVideo for markets like Brazil and Indonesia. Kuaishou did not provide further details on the closure of Zynn.

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