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TikTok launches safety advisory council for Europe

London, March 3 | Amid safety concerns, short video platform TikTok has launched a Safety Advisory Council for Europe to rope in external experts...

Maha minister quits over TikTok star’s death

Mumbai, Feb 28 | Amid mounting pressure and fierce attacks from the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Shive Sena leader and Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay...

Facebook launches TikTok-like app for creating, sharing raps

New Delhi, Feb 27 | Facebook has doubled down on its efforts to take on the growing Chinese short-video making platform TikTok, this time...

TikTok And Kuaishou Rival, Lomotif, Sells To ZASH

Lomotif Platform is One of the Top Worldwide Social Video-Sharing Apps Today Definitive Agreement Gives ZASH Majority Controlling Interest BETHLEHEM, Pa. and SINGAPORE, Feb....

22-yr-old TikTok star’s death sparks political row in Maha

Mumbai/Pune, Feb 12 | A potentially embarrassing situation developed for the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra as a TikTok star's death in...

Indian startups want to hire TikTok employees affected by job cuts

New Delhi, Jan 28 | With TikTok announcing the decision to scale down the size of its workforce constituting over 2,000 employees in the...

TikTok lays off several workers in India after permanent ban (Lead)

New Delhi, Jan 27 | China-based short video service TikTok that enjoyed nearly 120 million users in India before the ban amid plans to...

TikTok to cut jobs in India after ban extends

New Delhi, Jan 27 | About seven months after facing a ban in India, short video-sharing platform TikTok on Wednesday said it would scale...

Italian watchdog directs TikTok to block unverified users

London, Jan 24 | The Italian Data Protection Authority has directed Chinese short-video making app TikTok to block unverified users in Italy until at...

TikTok makes teenagers’ accounts more private by default

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Chinese short-video making app TikTok on Wednesday introduced new privacy controls for teenagers (age 13-15) on its platform, saying...

TikTok unveils 1st AR filter with iPhone 12 Pro’s LiDAR camera

New Delhi, Jan 8 | Chinese short-video making app Tikok hs released its first augmented reality (AR) filter that uses iPhone 12 Pros LiDAR...

Now TikTok removes videos of Trump inciting supporters

San Francisco, Jan 8 | Facing the ire of the Donald Trump administration, Chinese short-video making platform TikTok has removed videos of President Trumps...

Google testing feature to show videos from Instagram, TikTok

New Delhi, Dec 30 | In a bid to retain users on its platform, Google is testing a new feature where Instagram and TikTok...

Trump administration appeals order blocking TikTok restrictions

San Francisco, Dec 29 | The Donald Trump administration in the US has appealed against a federal judge's order that blocked restrictions on TikTok...

Homegrown apps capture 40% market share of TikTok since ban

New Delhi, Dec 25 | Homegrown short-video making apps led by Josh have captured 40 per cent market share of their Chinese rival TikTok...

US judge blocks Trump administration’s restrictions on TikTok

San Francisco, Dec 8 | A judge in the US has granted a preliminary injunction barring the US Commerce Department from putting restrictions that...

TikTok testing longer, 3-minute videos to take on YouTube

New Delhi, Dec 3 | Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is reportedly planning to allow its users longer, three-minute videos in an apparent bid...

Cartel TikTok: Narcos post guns, drugs and boat chase videos

New York, Nov 29 | If you are fascinated by the narco TV series on streaming platforms like Netflix, read on as the drug...

US grants TikTok 7-day extension for sale of its US biz

Washington, Nov 26 | The Donald Trump administration has granted China's ByteDance further seven-day extension to sell its short video-sharing platform TikTok's American business.The...

US sensation Charli D’Amelio first to hit 100mn TikTok followers

San Francisco, Nov 23 | American social media personality and dancer Charli D'Amelio has become the first creator to hit 100 million followers on...

TikTok expands parental controls, adds new search restrictions

San Francisco, Nov 18 | Chinese short-video making app TikTok has expanded a privacy feature where parents will have more options over what their...

TikTok granted 15-day extension to reach deal with US buyers

Washington, Nov 14 | The US government has Chinese short-video making app TikTok a 15-day extension to reach a deal with American buyers,...

TikTok calls for review as deadline to sell US assets set...

San Francisco, Nov 11 | As the deadline for TikTok to sell its US assets expires on Thursday, the Chinese short-video making app has...

Now TikTok removes Republicans’ videos claiming election fraud

San Francisco, Nov 5 | Chinese short-video making app has joined the ongoing social media war with US President Trump who is declaring...

TikTok inks new licensing deal with Sony Music

San Francisco, Nov 3 | Chinese short-video making app TikTok has announced a new licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment (SME).As part of the...

TikTok gets another reprieve from US ban

San Francisco, Oct 31 | The Chinese short-video making app TikTok has got another reprieve from the ban imposed by the Donald Trump administration...

TikTok teams up with Shopify to boost e-commerce

San Francisco, Oct 28 | Ahead of the online holiday shopping season, Shopify has entered into a global partnership with short video-sharing platform TikTok...

Rawalpindi cops banned from posting on TikTok

Rawalpindi, Oct 27 | Police officers in Rawalpindi have been banned from posting on the short video-making app, TikTok, after a video went viral,...

TikTok to tell users why their videos were removed

New Delhi, Oct 23 | Short video-making app TikTok has announced it will now tell users why their videos were removed from the platform.The...

TikTok may reallocate resources if Pak ends suspension

Islamabad, Oct 18 | After Pakistani authorities imposed a complete ban on short video-making app TikTok, the Chinese service has regretted Islamabad's decision, hinting...

Oracle founder donated $250K to Republican Graham before TikTok deal

San Francisco, Oct 18 | As the Cloud giant inched closer to win the TikTok deal in the US, Oracle Oracle CEO Larry Ellison...

TikTok servers separate from ByteDance: Top executive

San Francisco, Oct 16 | TikTok's source code and user data are maintained separately from other businesses of its parent company ByteDance, a top...

Triller chairman accuses TikTok of ‘bullying’ rival: Report

San Francisco, Oct 12 | Amid uncertainty about its future in the US, TikTok has now faced a new allegation of bullying by its...

US govt appeals against injunction halting TikTok ban

San Francisco, Oct 9 | The US Department of Justice is appealing against a recent federal court ruling that barred the Donald Trump administration's...

TikTok preferred more than Instagram by US teens: Report

San Francisco, Oct 7 | Snapchat and TikTok are more popular social media apps than Instagram among US teenagers, said a new report.While Snapchat...

TikTok most downloaded social media app in August: Report

San Francisco, Oct 2 | Despite being banned in India and facing the threat of a similar fate in the US, TikTok emerged as...

Judge temporarily blocks Trump admin’s TikTok ban

Washington, Sep 28 | A US federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's administration's ban on the Chinese short video-making app, TikTok just...

TikTok files for injunction to prevent ban in US

San Francisco, Sep 24 | Short video-sharing platform TikTok, owned by Chinese unicorn ByteDance, has filed for an injunction to prevent the US Department...

TikTok purges 37.6mn troublesome videos from India

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Chinese short video-making app TikTok purged more than 104.5 million videos from its platform in the first half of...

Don’t treat us as political football, TikTok tells Australian panel

Sydney, Sep 21 | Short video-sharing platform TikTok, which has just got some reprieve in the US market after a deal with Oracle and...

TikTok rival Chingari claims 30 million downloads in 3 months

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Short-video sharing platform Chingari on Monday claimed it has garnered more than 30 million organic users on its platform...

Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump’s ‘blessing’ (Ld)

San Francisco, Sep 20 | In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new...

Oracle, Walmart rescue TikTok in US with Trump’s ‘blessing’

San Francisco, Sep 20 | In a surprise move, Oracle and Walmart have come together to save TikTok from the ban, forming a new...

TikTok says disappointed with US move to ban app from Sunday

San Francisco, Sep 19 | Video-sharing social networking platform TikTok said it felt disappointed with the decision announced by the US Commerce Department blocking...

By delaying total ban on TikTok to Nov 12, Trump admin...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Sep 18 | With the US government pushing out a total ban on popular Chinese app TikTok till November 12,...

ByteDance plans TikTok IPO on US stock exchange: Report

San Francisco, Sep 18 | As a decision on the proposal that TikTok had submitted to the US administration to resolve its security concerns...

How ByteDance bypassed US ban, kept Tiktok secret sauce safe

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The most valuable asset for ByteDance is the intellectual property (IP) within TikTok and the China-based company has successfully...

TikTok ban won’t affect employees salary payment, US says in filing

San Francisco, Sep 15 | An executive order issued by the Donald Trump administration last month that prohibits any US transaction with TikTok's...

Now YouTube takes on TikTok, unveils Shorts Beta in India

New Delhi, Sep 14 | Taking on TikTok and a barrage of short-video making apps, Google-owned YouTube on Monday announced YouTube Shorts in Beta...

Oracle confirms TikTok deal, says will serve as ‘trusted tech provider’

San Francisco, Sep 14 | Cloud major Oracle on Monday confirmed a deal with ByteDance, the Chinese owner of short video-sharing platform TikTok which...

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Petrol prices unchanged across metros for 8th day

New Delhi, March 7 | Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept fuel prices unchanged for the eighth consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.In...