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Facebook parent Meta, TikTok meet deadline to register in Japan

Majority of companies have complied with requirement, Justice Ministry says

Meta and TikTok were among the 48 tech companies instructed to register their global offices in Japan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Facebook parent Meta Platforms and TikTok are among the majority of global technology companies that have complied with a Japanese registration requirement, responding to the government's push for greater oversight.

Both companies had registered as of Tuesday afternoon, meeting the Justice Ministry's Monday deadline, Nikkei confirmed.

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