Instagram is launching Reels in India just days after the government banned Chinese-owned TikTok. The new feature allows Instagram users to share short-form videos – much like TikTok. It fills a huge void that ByteDance estimates will cost TikTok $6 bi… Continue Reading
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is considering a ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps. The move comes after India banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned apps from its country. Apple and Google scrambled to remove the offending apps from … Continue Reading
Mike Pompeo suggests using TikTok puts your private information ‘in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.’
Facebook is shutting down its TikTok clone ‘Lasso’ on July 10. The move comes after several TikTok-like features recently made their way to Instagram. A new ‘Reels’ feature grew in popularity in Brazil before being expanded else… Continue Reading
TikTok has come under fire recently for shady data collection practices – now Anonymous hackers are weighing in. A few weeks ago, we reported that a new version of iOS exposed TikTok accessing mobile clipboards every few keystrokes. A TikTok representa… Continue Reading
Facebook is expanding its fan subscriptions to more countries – edging further into Twitch’s territory. Twitch is geared primarily toward gamers, but the service has become more accommodating of artists. The COVID-19 pandemic has musicians and cr… Continue Reading
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Amid rising tensions between India and China, India bans TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps. A government notice circulating in India turned out to be true – the Indian government has banned TikTok. The government says TikTok and other Chinese apps were … Continue Reading