Billionaire who missed out on TikTok is trying to beat it – Times of India

Billionaire who missed out on TikTok is trying to beat it - Times of India

NEW DELHI: In 2017, Su Hua, the founder of a Chinese startup called Kuaishou Technology, was on the verge of closing the biggest deal of his career — the acquisition of a fledgling video service that would become TikTok. But arch-rival ByteDance Ltd swooped in with a better offer, and Su missed out on what … Read more

TikTok Ruling: Biden Administration Asks Courts to Dismiss Government Appeals

TikTok Ban Lifted by Pakistan Court, ‘Immoral’ Content Being Monitored on App

The Biden administration on Monday asked two federal appeals courts to dismiss the Justice Department’s legal challenges to court rulings that barred a Trump-era effort to ban new downloads of Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok. Last month, President Joe Biden withdrew a series of executive orders issued by former President Donald Trump that sought to ban … Read more

TikTok to Automatically Remove Content That Violates Policy

ByteDance Investors Said to Value TikTok at $50 Billion in Takeover Bid

Short-video sharing app TikTok said on Friday it will use more automation to remove videos from its platform that violate its community guidelines. At present, videos uploaded to the platform go through technology tools that work to recognize and flag any potential violations which are then reviewed by a safety team member. If a violation … Read more

TikTok Lets Users Apply for Jobs With Video Resumes

TikTok Banned in Pakistan Over

Short-video sharing app TikTok on Wednesday launched a pilot programme that lets users upload video resumes for US-based jobs ranging from a WWE Superstar to a senior data engineer at Shopify or a creative producer at TikTok itself. Under the “TikTok Resumes” programme, companies including Chipotle Mexican Grill and Target will accept video resumes for openings … Read more

TikTok Back in Pakistan After Court Revokes Ban Over Objectionable Content

ByteDance Investors Said to Value TikTok at $50 Billion in Takeover Bid

TikTok was running again in Pakistan Saturday after a provincial court lifted suspension of the popular social media service but ordered it to address complaints that it hosted objectionable content. The Pakistan Telecoms Authority (PTA) blocked access Thursday for a third time after a ruling by a Sindh court hearing a private citizen’s petition against … Read more

TikTok Back In Pakistan After Court Revokes Ban Imposed By Telecom Authority

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TikTok has been shut down twice before in Pakistan because of alleged “indecent” videos (File). Karachi: TikTok was running again in Pakistan Saturday after a provincial court lifted suspension of the popular social media service but ordered it to address complaints that it hosted objectionable content. The Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) blocked access Thursday for … Read more

Pak high court bans TikTok temporarily for ‘spreading immorality’ – Times of India

Pak high court bans TikTok temporarily for ‘spreading immorality' - Times of India

ISLAMABAD: A high court in Pakistan on Monday ordered the temporary suspension of the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok for “spreading immorality”, three months after the country lifted a ban imposed on it. The Sindh High Court ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspend the app until the next hearing on July 8. The … Read more

Tennessee family blames TikTok ‘strangling challenge’ for 9-year-old’s death: report

Tennessee family blames TikTok 'strangling challenge' for 9-year-old's death: report

The “devastated” family of a 9-year-old Tennessee boy who was found unresponsive in his room last week is blaming his death on a reported TikTok challenge that dares people to strangle themselves and escape.  “To see that baby laying in that casket, hasn’t even had an opportunity to grow up,” Barbara Williams, a great-great-aunt of LaTerius … Read more

Positive Step In Right Direction: China On US Revoking TikTok, WeChat Ban

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US ban on the Chinese apps followed after India banned TikTok along with 267 other apps. Beijing: A relieved China on Thursday welcomed the US move to drop the Trump-era executive orders to ban its popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying it is a “positive step in the right direction”. The US should treat Chinese … Read more

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