AFP | , Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 08:02 AM IST
- The move presents an ideal opportunity for the company to flaunt its ambitions not only to send wealthy tourists on pleasure rides costing $200,000 or more, but also to advance science.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:00 PM IST
TikTok launched a creator fund in July and later increased its funding to $1 billion in the United States over three years.
Reuters | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 03:44 PM IST
ByteDance in January reduced its Indian workforce after New Delhi maintained a ban on its popular video app TikTok, imposed last year after a border clash between India and China.
AP | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav, Peshawar
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 02:27 PM IST
- The court in Peshawar had issued the ban on March 11 following complaints about the alleged presence of “immoral and indecent content” on the popular social media app.
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 06:19 PM IST
From TikTok to Pickup Trucks, here's how the creator of 'SuperYou' Lourds Lane's musical thrived in the Covid-19 pandemic even as coronavirus shut down theatres in early 2020
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 10:09 PM IST
"We are evaluating the notice and will respond to it as appropriate. TikTok was among the first companies to comply with the Government of India directive issued on June 29, 2020," a Tiktok spokesperson said.
Hindustan Times | By Manish Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:00 PM IST
The allegations against the designer went viral with several industry watchdogs posting stories from several different accusers on Instagram
Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 06:49 AM IST
The government has cited national security concerns in its targeting of TikTok, arguing that the personal data of US users could be obtained by China’s government. TikTok, which has over 100 million users in the United States, denies the allegation.
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:15 PM IST
Udit Parekh feels you need to buckle down for the entertainment world since it’s not simply an all-day work.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Josh is a TikTok rival tailored to its home nation and variety of local languages, touting it’s “Made in India” at a time when TikTok and dozens of other China-made apps have been banned over privacy and national security concerns.
Washington/New York | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 06:15 AM IST
Last week, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States granted ByteDance a one-week extension until Friday over the order to shed TikTok’s US assets.
Paris | By Bloomberg| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 06:00 PM IST
The vast former home of France’s kings is one of many venerable institutions grappling with how to reach the social media platform’s predominantly young users when most of them use it to share pranks, challenges and dance moves.
Bogor, Indonesia | By Reuters Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Fredi Lugina Priadi has found a lucrative market for cat fashions, creating unique costumes from superhero outfits for figures like Thor and Superman to cosplay characters, nurse uniforms and even traditional Islamic wear
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 05:05 AM IST
The fate of TikTok, an app that’s been downloaded more than 100 million times in the US, has been caught up for months in US President Donald Trump’s crackdown on Chinese technology companies.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Earlier this year on June 29, the government had blocked access to 59 mobile apps and 118 more apps on September 2 under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.
San Francisco | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Snapchat on Monday unveiled a new curated short-form video feed in a stepped up challenge to social media rivals like TikTok.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Chetna Keer
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The new term “Tantrump” has not only imbued immortality to Donald Trump in popular vocabulary but also carries a ring of resonance in daily or desi demeanour narratives
Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 06:41 AM IST
Nysa Devgan, the daughter of actors Kajol and Ajay Devgn, recreated a viral TikTok dance video with her friends. Check it out here.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 06:29 AM IST
The TikTok prohibition “HAS BEEN ENJOINED, and WILL NOT GO INTO EFFECT, pending further legal developments,” the Commerce Department said in a document published in the federal register.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 06:38 PM IST
ByteDance, already the world’s most valuable startup, is in the throes of fighting a Trump administration ban on TikTok in the US after the video service was labelled a national security threat.
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Xi said the impact of the coronavirus epidemic exposed hidden risks in China’s industrial and supply chains, without elaborating, thus necessitating “independent, controllable, safe, and reliable” chains.
Hindustan Times | By Yusuf Omar and Ranveer Allahbadia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 07:38 AM IST
It’s been three months since TikTok went off the app store in India, but 15-second videos have made a comeback. What matters: time or content?
Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 12:44 PM IST
The Pakistan telecom body’s decision has come more than a week after it had blocked the Chinese video-sharing platform over “immoral and indecent” content
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 10:49 AM IST
A lawyer for TikTok argued at a hearing last month that it “makes no sense” for the government to ban the app while ByteDance is still in talks for the deal the president sought.
Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 09:16 PM IST
The Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) said a number of complaints from different segments of the society were lodged against the app.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Pak telecom authority bans Chinese app TikTok on complaints of vulgar content.
London | By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60% experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday.
San Francisco | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 06:59 AM IST
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other internet platforms have all ramped up efforts to provide users reliable news and avoid being used to mislead voters during a contentious US election.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 06:27 AM IST
US District Judge Carl Nichols granted a preliminary injunction against the ban on the widely used video-sharing network after an unusual Sunday morning hearing.
New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The 90-minute hearing came after President Donald Trump declared this summer that TikTok was a threat to national security and that it either sold its US operations to US companies or the app would be barred from the country.