Pakistan: 25-year-old man drowns in Jhelum river while making TikTok video

The deceased, identified as Sheikh Ali, drowned when he jumped into the Jhelum River along with his friend, while another friend of theirs was recording the video

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Russia fines TikTok over calls for minors to join protests

The ruling comes as Russia ramps up pressure on foreign tech platforms, with a Moscow court also hitting Twitter on Friday with three fines totalling 8.9 million rubles for the same violation as…

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Pakistan lifts TikTok ban for second time

One of Prime Minister Imran Khan's advisers has previously blamed it for promoting the 'exploitation, objectification and sexualisation' of young girls

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After US and India, EU consumers' group raises concern over TikTok's safety

Chinese video-based application TikTok continues to face global scrutiny after the United States and India cracked down on the app for its alleged links with the Chinese government, and for…

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India permanently bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology reportedly issued fresh notices to 59 Chinese smartphone applications, making the ban on these applications permanent

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Tiktok is poised to outlast Trump and to test Biden

TikTok is far from the only company with a stake in Biden’s approach to Chinese technology giants, which have increasingly tried to reach customers around the world

via The New York Times
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After death of 10-year-old, Italy orders TikTok to ban unverified users

Italy's data privacy watchdog ordered TikTok on Friday to block accounts of users in Italy whose age could not be confirmed by the service after a 10-year-old girl died

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Reddit buys TikTok's competitor Dubsmash; promises diversity

Reddit has used the perfect opportunity of the fall of the Chinese-owned app TikTok to expand their own services with the takeover of Dubsmash

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Second US judge blocks Trump's TikTok ban

The White House claims TikTok is a national security risk because of potential links to the Beijing government through its Chinese owner ByteDance

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US decides against enforcing TikTok ban following court ruling

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the US Commerce Department had decided to hold off on enforcing a Trump administration order to ban the video-sharing app owned by Chinese-based…

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Pakistan to lift ban on TikTok after it vows to moderate content

Pakistan has decided to lift a ban on popular social media app TikTok after the company vowed to block all accounts involved in spreading "obscenity and immorality", the country's telecom…

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Now, Pakistan decides to block Chinese app TikTok

Pakistan decided to raise the issue of banning the popular app as the PTA believes the content available on the app is immoral, indecent and spreads wrong values among the Pakistani youth

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TikTok launches guide on fighting misinformation during US elections

The guide will be available at the bottom of all election-related videos and all content posted by the verified accounts of political figures and parties

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Hours before court hearing, Judge rejects bid to delay TikTok ban

Request of TikTok creators was rejected as the creators 'will still be able to create, publish, and share content for their millions of current followers.'

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US to not back down from TikTok ban; court hearing on Sunday

The ban can cause an irreparable damage to the Chinese video-sharing app which has nearly 100 million users in the US

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Bangladesh trafficking gang lured girls using TikTok: Police

A total of nine people were arrested in Bangladesh and two others in India's tech hub Bangalore for allegedly being part of the trafficking gang

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Pakistan: 25-year-old man drowns in Jhelum river while making TikTok video

The deceased, identified as Sheikh Ali, drowned when he jumped into the Jhelum River along with his friend, while another friend of theirs was recording the video

Read Article

Russia fines TikTok over calls for minors to join protests

The ruling comes as Russia ramps up pressure on foreign tech platforms, with a Moscow court also hitting Twitter on Friday with three fines totalling 8.9 million rubles for the same violation as…

Read Article

Pakistan lifts TikTok ban for second time

One of Prime Minister Imran Khan's advisers has previously blamed it for promoting the 'exploitation, objectification and sexualisation' of young girls

Read Article

After US and India, EU consumers' group raises concern over TikTok's safety

Chinese video-based application TikTok continues to face global scrutiny after the United States and India cracked down on the app for its alleged links with the Chinese government, and for…

Read Article

India permanently bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology reportedly issued fresh notices to 59 Chinese smartphone applications, making the ban on these applications permanent

Read Article

Tiktok is poised to outlast Trump and to test Biden

TikTok is far from the only company with a stake in Biden’s approach to Chinese technology giants, which have increasingly tried to reach customers around the world

via The New York Times
Read Article

After death of 10-year-old, Italy orders TikTok to ban unverified users

Italy's data privacy watchdog ordered TikTok on Friday to block accounts of users in Italy whose age could not be confirmed by the service after a 10-year-old girl died

Read Article

Reddit buys TikTok's competitor Dubsmash; promises diversity

Reddit has used the perfect opportunity of the fall of the Chinese-owned app TikTok to expand their own services with the takeover of Dubsmash

Read Article

Second US judge blocks Trump's TikTok ban

The White House claims TikTok is a national security risk because of potential links to the Beijing government through its Chinese owner ByteDance

Read Article

US decides against enforcing TikTok ban following court ruling

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the US Commerce Department had decided to hold off on enforcing a Trump administration order to ban the video-sharing app owned by Chinese-based…

Read Article

How social media companies will handle post-US election scenarios

In the run-up to the US election 2020 in November, social media companies like Facebook Inc and Twitter have announced new rules for various post-…

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Pakistan to lift ban on TikTok after it vows to moderate content

Pakistan has decided to lift a ban on popular social media app TikTok after the company vowed to block all accounts involved in spreading "obscenity and immorality", the country's telecom…

Read Article

Now, Pakistan decides to block Chinese app TikTok

Pakistan decided to raise the issue of banning the popular app as the PTA believes the content available on the app is immoral, indecent and spreads wrong values among the Pakistani youth

Read Article

TikTok launches guide on fighting misinformation during US elections

The guide will be available at the bottom of all election-related videos and all content posted by the verified accounts of political figures and parties

Read Article

Hours before court hearing, Judge rejects bid to delay TikTok ban

Request of TikTok creators was rejected as the creators 'will still be able to create, publish, and share content for their millions of current followers.'

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US to not back down from TikTok ban; court hearing on Sunday

The ban can cause an irreparable damage to the Chinese video-sharing app which has nearly 100 million users in the US

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TikTok asks court to block Trump's ban claiming it to be US elections' agenda

The President had announced that he will be willing to let the app entertain its millions of American users only if ByteDance gives up the control over its US operations

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TikTok proposes new deal with Oracle and Walmart; Trump gives his blessings

Considering the new deal, the US Commerce Department has extended the deadline of the US ban…

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China launches counter-mechanism to US sanctions list

That language closely tracks wording that Beijing has used to repeatedly denounce US actions against Chinese companies

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Bangladesh trafficking gang lured girls using TikTok: Police

A total of nine people were arrested in Bangladesh and two others in India's tech hub Bangalore for allegedly being part of the trafficking gang

Read Article

Pakistan: 25-year-old man drowns in Jhelum river while making TikTok video

The deceased, identified as Sheikh Ali, drowned when he jumped into the Jhelum River along with his friend, while another friend of theirs was recording the video

Read Article

Russia fines TikTok over calls for minors to join protests

The ruling comes as Russia ramps up pressure on foreign tech platforms, with a Moscow court also hitting Twitter on Friday with three fines totalling 8.9 million rubles for the same violation as…

Read Article

Pakistan lifts TikTok ban for second time

One of Prime Minister Imran Khan's advisers has previously blamed it for promoting the 'exploitation, objectification and sexualisation' of young girls

Read Article

After US and India, EU consumers' group raises concern over TikTok's safety

Chinese video-based application TikTok continues to face global scrutiny after the United States and India cracked down on the app for its alleged links with the Chinese government, and for…

Read Article

India permanently bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology reportedly issued fresh notices to 59 Chinese smartphone applications, making the ban on these applications permanent

Read Article

Tiktok is poised to outlast Trump and to test Biden

TikTok is far from the only company with a stake in Biden’s approach to Chinese technology giants, which have increasingly tried to reach customers around the world

via The New York Times
Read Article

After death of 10-year-old, Italy orders TikTok to ban unverified users

Italy's data privacy watchdog ordered TikTok on Friday to block accounts of users in Italy whose age could not be confirmed by the service after a 10-year-old girl died

Read Article

Reddit buys TikTok's competitor Dubsmash; promises diversity

Reddit has used the perfect opportunity of the fall of the Chinese-owned app TikTok to expand their own services with the takeover of Dubsmash

Read Article

Second US judge blocks Trump's TikTok ban

The White House claims TikTok is a national security risk because of potential links to the Beijing government through its Chinese owner ByteDance

Read Article

US decides against enforcing TikTok ban following court ruling

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the US Commerce Department had decided to hold off on enforcing a Trump administration order to ban the video-sharing app owned by Chinese-based…

Read Article

Pakistan to lift ban on TikTok after it vows to moderate content

Pakistan has decided to lift a ban on popular social media app TikTok after the company vowed to block all accounts involved in spreading "obscenity and immorality", the country's telecom…

Read Article

Now, Pakistan decides to block Chinese app TikTok

Pakistan decided to raise the issue of banning the popular app as the PTA believes the content available on the app is immoral, indecent and spreads wrong values among the Pakistani youth

Read Article

TikTok launches guide on fighting misinformation during US elections

The guide will be available at the bottom of all election-related videos and all content posted by the verified accounts of political figures and parties

Read Article

Hours before court hearing, Judge rejects bid to delay TikTok ban

Request of TikTok creators was rejected as the creators 'will still be able to create, publish, and share content for their millions of current followers.'

Read Article

US to not back down from TikTok ban; court hearing on Sunday

The ban can cause an irreparable damage to the Chinese video-sharing app which has nearly 100 million users in the US

Read Article

TikTok asks court to block Trump's ban claiming it to be US elections' agenda

The President had announced that he will be willing to let the app entertain its millions of American users only if ByteDance gives up the control over its US operations

Read Article

TikTok proposes new deal with Oracle and Walmart; Trump gives his blessings

Considering the new deal, the US Commerce Department has extended the deadline of the US ban…

Read Article

China launches counter-mechanism to US sanctions list

That language closely tracks wording that Beijing has used to repeatedly denounce US actions against Chinese companies

Read Article

China asks US to stop 'bullying' after Trump bans TikTok and WeChat; threatens retaliation

As per the orders, all US locals will be unable to download any updates of TikTok from Sunday and WeChat app would lose functionality in the country

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How social media companies will handle post-US election scenarios

In the run-up to the US election 2020 in November, social media companies like Facebook Inc and Twitter have announced new rules for various post-election scenarios.

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