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Book review: Attention Factory tells the story of TikTok and the mysterious art of converting attention into dollars
Arts & Culture

Book review: Attention Factory tells the story of TikTok and the mysterious art of converting attention into dollars

Attention Factory manages to tell a story, humanise the company behind TikTok, dispel myths, and decode the power of short videos that changed the world in 2020

Bytedance CEO Zhang Yiming to step down from his position by the end of 2021
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Bytedance CEO Zhang Yiming to step down from his position by the end of 2021

Zhang has also been under enormous pressure to convince the world that TikTok will not hand data over to China's Communist Party.

Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict
World

Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A video shared by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson purportedly of Palestinian militants firing rockets at Israelis from civilian areas in Gaza Strip was taken down by Twitter, as it was a 2018 clip from Syria or Libya

FAU-G game ratings fall to 3.5 stars as PUBG fans bomb reviews on PlayStore
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FAU-G game ratings fall to 3.5 stars as PUBG fans bomb reviews on PlayStore

PUBG mobile users have given one-star ratings to FAU-G on Google Play Store something that is called 'review bombing' in the internet world.

US federal judge postpones Trump's ban on TikTok; restrictions were to take effect from midnight
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US federal judge postpones Trump's ban on TikTok; restrictions were to take effect from midnight

A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election

TikTok confirms proposed deal with Oracle, Walmart for US business; Donald Trump touts deal as 'fantastic'
World

TikTok confirms proposed deal with Oracle, Walmart for US business; Donald Trump touts deal as 'fantastic'

The deal will lead to the creation of a new company, headquartered in Texas, that will have 'nothing to do with China' but will still be called TikTok, according to the president

'Not ready for Oracle-TikTok deal,' Donald Trump questions Chinese tech firm ByteDance's plan to keep majority stake
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'Not ready for Oracle-TikTok deal,' Donald Trump questions Chinese tech firm ByteDance's plan to keep majority stake

The US government is currently evaluating a proposal from ByteDance and Oracle designed to resolve the Trump administration's national security concerns about TikTok

TikTok picks Oracle over Microsoft in Trump-forced sales bid; US' foreign investment panel to review deal
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TikTok picks Oracle over Microsoft in Trump-forced sales bid; US' foreign investment panel to review deal

The Trump administration has threatened to ban TikTok by 20 September and ordered ByteDance to sell its US business

TikTok sues US govt over Donald Trump's executive order barring transactions with ByteDance
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TikTok sues US govt over Donald Trump's executive order barring transactions with ByteDance

Trump has repeatedly said TikTok, which is owned by Chinese internet company ByteDance, poses a national security threat because of its Chinese ties

US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal
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US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal

The US and China signed the accord in January 2020, obliging Beijing to import an additional $200 billion in American products over two years

TikTok to challenge Donald Trump's executive order barring US transactions with ByteDance
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TikTok to challenge Donald Trump's executive order barring US transactions with ByteDance

Donald Trump had claimed that TikTok could be used by China to track the locations of federal employees and conduct corporate espionage

Donald Trump directs Chinese company ByteDance to divest US TikTok operations interests in 90 days
World

Donald Trump directs Chinese company ByteDance to divest US TikTok operations interests in 90 days

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app's 100 million US users, many of them teens or young adults

Donald Trump wants US to get a cut of any TikTok deal, but no one knows how that'd work
World

Donald Trump wants US to get a cut of any TikTok deal, but no one knows how that'd work

The president is promising to orchestrate the kind of pay-to-play bounty that the US prohibits companies from making to other governments

Donald Trump’s orders on WeChat and TikTok create confusion, but some in White House see upside
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Donald Trump’s orders on WeChat and TikTok create confusion, but some in White House see upside

The Trump administration has steadily ramped up its actions in a broader economic and geopolitical fight with China

TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order
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TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order

The twin executive orders that will take effect in 45 days, cited national security concerns.

Donald Trump issues executive order to ban TikTok in 45 days if Chinese parent company ByteDance doesn't sell social media firm
World

Donald Trump issues executive order to ban TikTok in 45 days if Chinese parent company ByteDance doesn't sell social media firm

US president Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order barring transactions with the Chinese parent company of social media platform TikTok after 45 days.

For LGBTQ creators and users, TikTok was space — even if imperfect — to reclaim identity, sexuality. That is now lost
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For LGBTQ creators and users, TikTok was space — even if imperfect — to reclaim identity, sexuality. That is now lost

'TikTok inspired me to come out to my mother. It was thrilling to see so much talent in one place,' says one queer user

US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, says Mike Pompeo
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US 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, says Mike Pompeo

US lawmakers raised security concerns over TikTok's handling of user data, saying they were worried about Chinese laws requiring domestic companies 'to cooperate with intelligence work controlled by Communist Party.'

'TikTok will not hand Indian users' data to Beijing': Company chief after ban on 59 Chinese apps
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'TikTok will not hand Indian users' data to Beijing': Company chief after ban on 59 Chinese apps

In a letter to the Indian government, TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer pointed out that the company has 3,500 direct and indirect employees in the region

Indian telcos, internet providers asked by govt to 'immediately block' access to the 59 banned Chinese apps
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Indian telcos, internet providers asked by govt to 'immediately block' access to the 59 banned Chinese apps

ByteDance will hold discussions with Indian officials this week and seek clarifications on the app ban.