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There is a member of the Chinese government on ByteDance’s board of directors.

This is not accurate. ByteDance’s board of directors is comprised of five individuals, none of whom is a part of any government or state entity. 3 of the 5 are American. The board includes:●Rubo Liang, ByteDance Chairman and CEO (Singapore-based)●Arthur Dantchik, Susquehanna International Group (U.S.-based)●Bill Ford, General Atlantic (U.S.-based)●Philippe Laffont, Coatue Management (U.S.-based)●Neil Shen, Sequoia (Hong Kong-based)Four out of five of the board’s directors represent ByteDance’s investors on the board, and Rubo Liang, ByteDance CEO, represents the company and its employees.