TikTok Stories January 14

Controversial video sharing app TikTok was the most downloaded iOS app in the world in the final quarter of last year, according to analytics company SensorTower. The top five were rounded out by YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook.

TikTok also took second place in the US, despite growing concerns about the app…

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TikTok Stories January 2

TikTok transparency report published, will likely be filed under Fiction

A TikTok transparency report has been published for the first time, showing which countries have asked it to take down content or to provide details of the accounts which posted particular content. However, one country is notable by its absence in the report…

TikTok Stories December 21, 2019

US Navy bans TikTok from government-issued smartphones citing ‘cybersecurity threat’

Viral video sharing app TikTok has skyrocketed in popularity, but concerns continue to grow over the its ties to China. Reuters reports that the United States Navy has now banned the TikTok app from being installed on government-issued smartphones.

TikTok Stories December 4, 2019

Video sharing app TikTok, in the top five non-gaming iPhone apps thanks to its popularity with US teenagers, has been accused of violating child protection laws, potentially putting them at risk from predators.

Additionally, it is claimed in a new lawsuit that the app sends personal data to China, despite promising not to…

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TikTok Stories November 18, 2019

Apple Music and Spotify are set to face new competition from Chinese company, ByteDance – owner of TikTok, an app for sharing short video clips.

According to a report today, ByteDance aims to agree global deals with music labels, and to undercut existing streaming music services …

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TikTok Stories July 20, 2019

Viral video sharing and creation app TikTok is setting its sights on Instagram with a new round of interface changes and more. As detailed by TechCrunch, TikTok is testing a “Discover” tab, a redesigned “For You” section, and more.

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