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TikTok owner now the hottest tech company among US job seekers

ByteDance draws interest from staff at Facebook, Amazon and Google

A ByteDance office in Los Angeles: The success of TikTok has made the company one of the most-desired places to work. (Photo courtesy of Bytedance)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Despite political headwinds, ByteDance is quickly gaining attention among tech talent in the U.S. as the Beijing-based giant pushes for global expansion while trying to distance itself from China.

Searches about ByteDance on Blind, a popular professional social network among tech workers, have jumped 10 times in May compared with January this year, the Nikkei Asian Review has learned.

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