Twitter Inc. has approached TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, two people familiar with the matter said, as experts raised doubts over Twitter’s ability to put together financing for a potential deal.
It is far from certain that Twitter would be able to outbid Microsoft Corp. and complete such a transformative deal in the 45 days that U.S. President Donald Trump has given ByteDance to agree to a sale, the sources said on Saturday.
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