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TikTok is no longer available on both Apple and Google stores in India

Apple and Google have pulled popular video sharing app TikTok from their app stores in India amid pornography fears. Quartz India reported early Wednesday morning that TikTok was unavailable for download on both the Google and Apple store. Business insider contacted Apple and Google for comment however didn’t immediately hear back. Earlier this month, the Madras high court asked the government to… Read more »

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TikTok is launching a series of online safety videos in its app

On the heels of news that TikTok has reached one billion downloads, the corporate these days is launching a new initiative designed to help inform users concerning online safety, TikTok’s various privacy settings and other controls they can use inside its app, and more. Rather than dumping this data in an in-app FAQ or help… Read more »

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TikTok Yee Haw meme Challenge

The yee haw cowboy meme challenge on TikTok shows people transforming into cowboys and cowgirls. Cowboy-related memes are trending across the net. On TikTok, the foremost popular iteration of a cowboy meme is often referred to as the “Yee Haw Challenge” or labeled with the hashtag #yeehaw. The premise of this challenge is that someone “turns into” a cowboy or cowgirl, typically after consuming a beverage labeled “yee haw juice.” This skit is performed to the song… Read more »

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TikTok introduces age-gate feature, removes 6 million videos violating guidelines

After receiving flak from the Madras high court for its children privacy violating video, a short video platform TikTok has introduced an age-gate feature to keep away underage users from the platform. The feature will permit solely users above thirteen years to create an account on its platform. As part of its safety mechanism, the Bytedance-owned platform has also removed over six million videos… Read more »

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TikTok got 90 million users in India for the past 3 months

Despite facing flak for sleazy content on its platform, Chinese owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance, TikTok became controversial within the past for illegally collecting personal info from kids in the U.S.A. and in other places for inappropriate content. Hearing a petition filed by an advocate, the Madras high court earlier this month asked the Centre to ban the app, saying it “encourages pornography” and is spoiling the future of youths and the minds of children. But in terms of… Read more »

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The curious case of TikTok’s rise in India

The rise of the Chinese short video-sharing app TikTok in India has been so spectacular over the past year that it’s currently nearly impossible for any social media user to not have come across its content. For the young generation though, especially the teenagers and even younger children, the app needs no introduction. In fact, according to a new report from… Read more »

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How Musers make cash using TikTok

How will you feel if a fifteen seconds video can earn you up to six figures!! Yes, it’s true… Musical.ly, a global short video community app can make your dream come true. The gifted users of Musical.ly better known as ‘Musers’ have many options to earn cash. However, the Musical.ly isn’t anymore and converted into… Read more »

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FC Bayern goes TikTok

FC Bayern Munich already reaches over eighty million fans via social media on eleven platforms, and the club has currently added another channel, the video-focused social network TikTok. Shortly before Matchday 28’s standout fixture against Dortmund, the record champions launched their profile and since then it’s already enjoyed over half a million video views. https://fc.bayern/TikTok… Read more »

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TikTok is asking Indians to guard against fake news this election season

In India, TikTok is mostly known for being home to videos of silly antics and movie lip-syncing. However the app currently also has much user-generated political content – a matter of which the corporate seems wary. TikTok, owned by Chinese tech unicorn Bytedance, recently began displaying a public service announcement, or PSA, to its users… Read more »