97% of TikTok’s userbase in India now captured by local players, says report

The research also shows a greater adaptability of users to the home-grown platforms, with 75% of them unwilling to switch to the Chinese platform even in the absence of any ban

published on : 22nd April 2021

Relief for China’s ByteDance in tax evasion case

Chinese internet company ByteDance, the parent firm of TikTok, received some relief from the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

published on : 7th April 2021

WATCH | Thrissur medicos tap to the beats of Rasputin

Naveen K Razak and Janaki M Omkumar recently made waves on social media, making the floor lave in their scrubs

published on : 2nd April 2021

Pakistan court lifts ban on TikTok, asks authorities to make sure no 'immoral content' uploaded

The Peshawar High Court on March 11 had ordered a ban on the TikTok over alleged “obscene content”, the second time in less than six months.

published on : 1st April 2021

TikTok starts banning accounts in Myanmar to curb misinformation

The use of TikTok by government soldiers in the country gained traction even as Facebook in February announced that it was banning Myanmar's military

published on : 21st March 2021

16 injured as tribal groups clash over offensive TikTok videos in Pakistan

All the 16 injured persons have been shifted to Karachi for treatment, eight of them are said to be in critical condition, a local official said.

published on : 11th March 2021

Netflix creates 'Fast Laughs', a TikTok clone to scroll through funny clips

Though Netflix and TikTok make different types of content, people are spending more time on TikTok, which results in less time on Netflix.

published on : 4th March 2021

Sarah Cooper's comedy series moving forward at CBS

The untitled single-camera project, inspired by Cooper's "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings", found a home at the premium network last August following a multiple-outlet bidding war.

published on : 2nd March 2021

TikTok owner ByteDance to pay USD 92 million in US privacy settlement

Illinois is the only state with a law that allows people to seek monetary damages for such unauthorized data collection.

published on : 26th February 2021

Shiv Sena in dilemma over Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod’s links with TikTok star Pooja Chavan’s suicide

The Shiv Sena is in a cleft stick over growing demands for resignation of its Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod over his alleged links with the suicide of TikTok star Pooja Chavan.

published on : 17th February 2021

After TikTok exit, Josh raises USD 100 million

Days after Tik Tok announced the closure of its business in India, rival short-content platforms in India are garnering investors interest.

published on : 9th February 2021

Tik Tok to shut down India business after Centre refuses to budge on ban

However, Tik Tok's parent company Bytedance will continue running its operations in India.

published on : 27th January 2021

TikTok tightens privacy features for younger users

Older teenagers won't see this default setting change. For users aged 16 or 17, the default setting to let people download the videos they created will now be “off," rather than “on."

published on : 13th January 2021

'Nazma Aapi' to 'Kangana Runout', mimicry artist Saloni Gaur knows how to crack you up

Saloni Gaur honed her standup comic act at college fests, but is quick to point out that she is not really a standup comedian.

published on : 10th January 2021

From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

For every life-changing Zoom, there was at least one soon-forgotten Quibi. Here's a look at the year's tech winners and losers.

published on : 30th December 2020
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