TikTok, ByteDance accused of gathering, sending data to China

TikTok videos often include close-ups of people's faces, thus, allowing the firm to gather biometric data of its users, according to the lawsuit.

published on : 3rd December 2019

TikTok lifts ban on teen's account over video bashing China's treatment of Uighurs

In a statement, TikTok said its moderation system had overstepped in blocking the account of Feroza Aziz, the 17-year-old Muslim-American girl.

published on : 29th November 2019

TiKTok star threatens suicide over fake obscene video

Priya Gupta, who is popular as Sona Babu in Rajasthan, has posted a video message on Facebook to clarify her stance.

published on : 28th November 2019

Andhra Pradesh man kills wife for posting Tik Tok videos

Though the incident occurred on November 17, Andhra Police cracked the case 10 days later after thorough investigation.

published on : 28th November 2019

This 36-year-old  Chinese is behind teen phenomenon TikTok

Zhang Yiming's Beijing-based startup Bytedance owns TikTok, whose kaleidoscopic feeds of 15 to 60-second clips feature everything from hair-dye tutorials to dance routines and jokes about daily life.

published on : 27th November 2019

TikTok video with pistol lands Madhya Pradesh youths in jail

The accused- Rahul and Kanhaiya uploaded a TikTok video where they can be seen riding a bike and brandishing a pistol.

published on : 20th November 2019

Population Foundation, Love Matters launch TikTok campaign to promote sexual health

The campaign, developed along with the India chapter of global programme Love Matters, aims to initiate conversations on sexual and reproductive health in order to normalise the use of contraceptives.

published on : 18th November 2019

TikTok drama: Woman files PIL in Bombay HC to ban social media app

The petitioner has claimed that the usage of TikTok has resulted into several criminal incidents, including deaths in some instances.

published on : 18th November 2019

TikTok crosses 1.5 billion download mark

TikTok ranks at number three when it comes to the most downloaded non-gaming app of the year.

published on : 16th November 2019

Tik Tok star Sonali Phogat files assault complaint against sister, brother-in-law

Phogat had unsuccessfully contested on a BJP ticket from Adampur in the recent Haryana Assembly election.

published on : 30th October 2019

Sonali Phogat files case against sister, brother-in-law for assaulting, giving death threats

Phogat had recently contested the assembly elections in Haryana on a BJP ticket from Adampur.

published on : 30th October 2019

Vijayawada man caught two-timing on TikTok, held for trying to kill wife

A 33-year-old woman has lodged a complaint with the Ibrahimpatnam police stating that her husband tried to kill her to marry another woman who he met on social media platform ‘TikTok’. 

published on : 29th October 2019

Meet A Rajamani, Chennai's own 72-year-old TikTok paati

A Rajamani’s dialogue delivery, unconventional costumes, and choice of characters has led to her having over 525000-plus viewers on TikTok. Bigil for her? Of Course!

published on : 29th October 2019

We are no TikTok, our video platform is for kids too: Firework India CEO

According to Sunil Nair, India CEO at Firework, their competition was never with TikTok as the whole philosophy of the two brands is different.

published on : 25th October 2019

Social media app TikTok removes two dozen Islamic State propaganda accounts

The videos featured corpses being paraded through streets and Islamic State fighters with guns, according to the Wall Street Journal, which first reported the story on Monday.

published on : 22nd October 2019
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