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Feb 05, 2020
Twitter to label deepfakes, deceptive media leading up to 2020 US Presidential electionsThe company said it would remove any deliberately-misleading manipulated media likely to cause harm.
Jan 24, 2020
TikTok teams up with Merlin, digital rights company, to offer variety in its music libraryTikTok allows users to create and share short videos with special effects and is hugely popular in Southeast Asia.
Jan 08, 2020
TikTok to ban harm-causing 'misleading information' on its platform; no mention of how it will identify such contentThe guidelines did not explain how TikTok would determine what constitutes “misleading” content and appeared to leave leeway for interpretation in enforcement decisions.
Dec 25, 2019
ByteDance clarifies it has no intention to sell its video-streaming platform TikTokThe US Committee on Foreign Investment is looking into ByteDance’s $1 billion purchase of Musical.ly app.
Dec 21, 2019
US Navy bans TikTok from government-issued mobile devices for cybersecurity reasonsTikTok, hugely popular with U.S. teenagers, has come under scrutiny from U.S. regulators in recent months.
Dec 16, 2019
Google, Apple asked whether apps like TikTok, Grindr should disclose any non-US tiesBecause of concern about TikTok, ByteDance has stepped up efforts to separate the app from much of its Chinese operations.
Dec 11, 2019
TikTok owner ByteDance is reportedly testing a new music app in India, IndonesiaResso has reportedly been installed by about 27,000 users across the iOS App Store and Google Play.
Dec 03, 2019
TikTok reportedly limited reach of users with disabilities to prevent bullyingA content policy on TikTok wanted to make it difficult for people with disabilities to be bullied.
Nov 29, 2019
China announces new rules for online video and audio content to fight distribution of deepfakesIn particular, the CAC highlighted potential problems caused by deepfake technology, which uses AI to create hyper-realistic videos
Nov 28, 2019
TikTok apologises for taking down teen's account containing viral video on Uighurs in ChinaOn 27 November, due to a human moderation error, Aziz's video talking about Uighur community was taken down.