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Coronavirus Outbreak: India asks TikTok, Facebook to remove users spreading misinformation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India asks TikTok, Facebook to remove users spreading misinformation

A pattern of targeted disinformation on TikTok and Facebook was recently reported by a digital analytics firm in Delhi.

TikTok teams up with Merlin, digital rights company, to offer variety in its music library
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TikTok teams up with Merlin, digital rights company, to offer variety in its music library

TikTok allows users to create and share short videos with special effects and is hugely popular in Southeast Asia.

TikTok influencers are now collaborating US beauty brand for holiday campaigns
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TikTok influencers are now collaborating US beauty brand for holiday campaigns

TikTok’s sponsored 'hashtag challenges' are one of the main ways for companies to advertise on the app.

ByteDance clarifies it has no intention to sell its video-streaming platform TikTok
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ByteDance clarifies it has no intention to sell its video-streaming platform TikTok

The US Committee on Foreign Investment is looking into ByteDance’s $1 billion purchase of Musical.ly app.

US Navy bans TikTok from government-issued mobile devices for cybersecurity reasons
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US Navy bans TikTok from government-issued mobile devices for cybersecurity reasons

TikTok, hugely popular with U.S. teenagers, has come under scrutiny from U.S. regulators in recent months.

TikTok accused of sending private user data to China in California lawsuit
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TikTok accused of sending private user data to China in California lawsuit

It's already under scrutiny by the US government over concerns about data storage and possible censorship.

Bytedance to separate TikTok app's operations amid US probe on data security
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Bytedance to separate TikTok app's operations amid US probe on data security

Bytedance is seeking to provide assurances to CFIUS that personal data held by TikTok, is stored securely in the US.

TikTok faces yet another ban in India if it fails to answer govt questions by 22 July
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TikTok faces yet another ban in India if it fails to answer govt questions by 22 July

Meity has sent a list of 24 questions that TikTok parent company ByteDance must answer by 22 July.

Madras High Court lifts TikTok ban on app downloads; interim order stands vacated
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Madras High Court lifts TikTok ban on app downloads; interim order stands vacated

TikTok had a record 41.7 mn app downloads in Q1 2019 and has 119.3 million active users in India

TikTok ban in India: DoT and MeitY can do little about existing users of the app
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TikTok ban in India: DoT and MeitY can do little about existing users of the app

While fresh downloads of TikTok apps are currently blocked, existing users can all use the app.

TikTok ban in India highlights: Madras High Court lifts ban on further downloads of the app
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TikTok ban in India highlights: Madras High Court lifts ban on further downloads of the app

Bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and SS Sundar has vacated the interim order by the Supreme Court of India (SC), on 22 April, to ban of TikTok in the country,

TikTok's parent company ByteDance plans to invest $1 bn in India over next 3 years
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TikTok's parent company ByteDance plans to invest $1 bn in India over next 3 years

The company says it would also increase the number of employees in India to 1,000 people by the year-end.

TikTok Ban in India: Uncertain future for app looms; rise in content regulation could impact many others
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TikTok Ban in India: Uncertain future for app looms; rise in content regulation could impact many others

While there is no doubt that there are significant issues with TikTok, a reading of the order does not clarify what justified a ban.

TikTok is free, fun, and incredibly popular, but it also has a dark side
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TikTok is free, fun, and incredibly popular, but it also has a dark side

Currently, 500 million users worldwide are busy creating 15-second videos on TikTok.

TikTok's parent company Bytedance says banning the app would harm free speech
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TikTok's parent company Bytedance says banning the app would harm free speech

Bytedance has filed a request to the Supreme Court of India stating that a ban will hurt free speech rights.

Madras HC directs centre to ban TikTok, says it spoils children's mindset: Report
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Madras HC directs centre to ban TikTok, says it spoils children's mindset: Report

The court has also prohibited the media from broadcasting videos made on the application.