TikTok

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

The deadline for ByteDance, TikTok's Chinese parent company, to reach a deal with Oracle and Walmart has been extended from November 12 to November 27.

published on : 14th November 2020

TikTok asks US court to intervene as Trump order looms

But TikTok said this week it's received 'no clarity' from the US government about whether its proposals have been accepted.

published on : 11th November 2020

US insists on need to ban TikTok citing 'national security concerns'

The filing comes as the court considers the legality of the administration's bid to make the Chinese-owned app unavailable in the United States, where it has 100 million users.

published on : 26th October 2020

Days after ban Pakistan restores TikTok services

Meanwhile, TikTok has issued a statement lauding the unblocking of the app in Pakistan

published on : 20th October 2020

Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok, authorities assure shut down of all accounts spreading 'obscenity'

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had banned the app on October 9 after getting numerous complaints over its 'immoral' content.

published on : 19th October 2020

TikTok may reallocate resources if Pakistan ends suspension

TikTok maintained that it has made concerted efforts to address reservations of Pakistan, which have blocked the social networking service for what they claimed as promoting indecent content.

published on : 18th October 2020

Pakistan joins India, US in banning TikTok, citizens wonder if they can become China's 'all-weather ally'

Meanwhile, Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi says the PTA has blocked TikTok, not because of immoral content but because TikTokers are poking fun at the country's leadership.

published on : 10th October 2020

Pakistan set to block Chinese app TikTok for 'immoral' content

A top official said that the app had failed to comply with the authority's repeated instructions to develop an effective mechanism for "blocking immoral and indecent content".

published on : 9th October 2020

China says US 'abusing power' by squeezing TikTok

President Donald Trump claims the popular app poses a national security threat and harvests data for Beijing via its Chinese parent company ByteDance -- allegations the firm vehemently denies.

published on : 28th September 2020

TikTok gets reprieve as federal judge halts Trump download ban

The opinion was sealed, so no reason for the decision was released in a brief order by the court in Washington.

published on : 28th September 2020

TikTok's owner applies for Chinese license to close US deal

The White House says the video service is a security risk because the personal information of its millions of US users could be handed over to Chinese authorities.

published on : 24th September 2020

TikTok purges 37.6 million troublesome videos from India

The majority, at 30.9% were removed for containing nudity and sexual activities, while 22.3% were taken out for violating minor safety.

published on : 23rd September 2020

TikTok rival Chingari claims 30 million downloads in 3 months

As a result of the partnership, all Chingari users in India, other Saarc nations, and in the Middle East will get access to the music collection of T-Series.

published on : 21st September 2020

Donald Trump backs proposed deal to keep TikTok operating in US

Trump has been demanding that the U.S. operations of TikTok be sold to a U.S. company or else be shut down.

published on : 20th September 2020

China protests US ban on TikTok, WeChat, warns counter measures

The US on Friday issued orders to ban popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat from Sunday to safeguard national security, weeks after India banned them.

published on : 19th September 2020
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