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TikTok removed almost 350,000 videos for spreading election misinformation

TikTok removed almost 350,000 videos for spreading election misinformation

TikTok is offering a new glimpse into just how much misinformation is on its platform. Between July and December of last year, the app removed hundreds of thousands of videos for breaking its rules around misinformation about the 2020 presidential election and the coronavirus pandemic. Details of the takedowns were released as part of the …

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Instagram Could Be Looking To Borrow A TikTok Feature

Instagram Could Be Looking To Borrow A TikTok Feature

For those who use Instagram and have browsed Stories, you know that moving from one Story to the other is basically tapping to the left or the right of your display. TikTok, on the other hand, employs a different method of navigation where users scroll down to move from one TikTok video to another. Advertising …

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TikTok Had A Vulnerability That Could Have Allowed Hackers To Steal Phone Numbers

TikTok Had A Vulnerability That Could Have Allowed Hackers To Steal Phone Numbers

It can be dangerous to associate your phone number with online services and apps, but sometimes some services do require it. The reason it’s dangerous is because should a data breach happen, it could result in phone numbers being leaked into the wild, which can then be used for malicious or harassment purposes. Advertising In …

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TikTok Rolls Out A New Q&A Feature For Creators

TikTok Rolls Out A New Q&A Feature For Creators

One of the cool features about Instagram’s Stories is the Q&A section, where creators can allow users to submit them questions that they can ask, or ask for answers/opinions from their followers. It’s pretty nifty and adds a degree of interaction to the platform. Now it looks like TikTok will be getting a similar feature …

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Xbox Handheld Concept Goes Viral On TikTok

While Sony used to dabble in handheld consoles, Microsoft on the other hand has pretty much held out from doing so, although we suppose if they had managed to acquire Nintendo, that would be a very different story. However, what if Microsoft were to launch a handheld console, what might it look like? Advertising Thanks …

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TikTok Is Reportedly Booting Off OnlyFans Creators and Sex Workers

TikTok Is Reportedly Booting Off OnlyFans Creators and Sex Workers

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure (Getty Images) OnlyFans creators and sex workers have seen TikTok delete their accounts en masse in recent months for violating the platforms sex and nudity policies, Rolling Stone reports. Of the half a dozen creators the outlet spoke with, all of them said their videos didn’t violate TikTok’s policies and believe they …

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Trump's TikTok Ban Blocked For the Second Time

Trump’s TikTok Ban Blocked For the Second Time

Photo: Justin Sullivan / Staff (Getty Images) A second federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on President Donald Trump’s TikTok ban on Monday, effectively block the US Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on the Chinese-owned short video app. Advertisement If you’ll recall, Trump issued an executive order back on August 6th halting all transactions between …

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Snapchat Just Launched Its Own Take On TikTok

Snapchat Just Launched Its Own Take On TikTok

Following the success of TikTok, it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that many other companies were looking to emulate that success with platforms of their own, especially with the possibility that TikTok could be banned in the US which would leave a void that other companies would be more than eager to …

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Did The US Government ‘Forget’ About Banning TikTok?

Did The US Government ‘Forget’ About Banning TikTok?

As many of you might have heard, TikTok is facing an impending ban by the current US government. There was a lot of talk about this a few months back, but as the ban looms in sight, it seems that the US government has “forgotten” about it, or rather, the government seems to be “ghosting” …

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TikTok, Like Us, Wants To Know If It's Banned Or Not

TikTok, Like Us, Wants To Know If It’s Banned Or Not

Photo: Justin Sullivan / Staff (Getty Images) TikTok filed an injunction in a U.S. Appeals Court late Tuesday night in an attempt to halt an order by the Trump administration that would force the app to shutter. Advertisement In the August 14 executive order, Trump directed the app to prohibit all new downloads beginning on …

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