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Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok as it agrees to follow 'community guidelines and comply with local laws'
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Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok as it agrees to follow 'community guidelines and comply with local laws'

PTA had received assurances from TikTok that the company will 'block all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading obscenity and immorality'.

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns amid ongoing feud with Trump administration
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TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns amid ongoing feud with Trump administration

TikTok has been ordered by the White House to sell its US operations by mid-September.

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

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

Microsoft TikTok deal: From security concerns to what the deal means, everything you need to know
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Microsoft TikTok deal: From security concerns to what the deal means, everything you need to know

The US government is effectively forcing ByteDance, TikTok’s owner, to sell so it can salvage the app in the US.

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

After India, US says it is looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok
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After India, US says it is looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok

US lawmakers have raised national security concerns over TikTok's handling of user data.

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.'

Instagram is reportedly testing a TikTok-like feature called Reels in India
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Instagram is reportedly testing a TikTok-like feature called Reels in India

Previously rolled out in Brazil, Instagram Reels will let users record 15 seconds videos and upload them as Stories.

Geopolitical chess: India has answered China’s fait accompli with app ban and political signaling; onus now shifts to Beijing
India

Geopolitical chess: India has answered China’s fait accompli with app ban and political signaling; onus now shifts to Beijing

India’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps is an astute move as it circumvents WTO regulations on the question of national security and presents China with few retaliatory options

'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

TikTok users in India express disappointment after government bans app, their source of 'fame and fortune'
Entertainment

TikTok users in India express disappointment after government bans app, their source of 'fame and fortune'

With more than 600 million downloads, India accounted for 30 percent of TikTok's 2 billion downloads worldwide

TikTok ban was impulsive decision, people will suffer like they did during demonetisation, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan
Politics

TikTok ban was impulsive decision, people will suffer like they did during demonetisation, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

The Centre on Monday banned 59 mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps 'prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity and defence' of the country.

Ban on Chinese apps: Beijing's Mission in India accuses New Delhi of 'discriminatory practices', violating WTO rules
India

Ban on Chinese apps: Beijing's Mission in India accuses New Delhi of 'discriminatory practices', violating WTO rules

"India's measure, selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds," China's mission to India said in a statement

TikTok removed from Play Store, App Store, company says it's in process of complying with govt order
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TikTok removed from Play Store, App Store, company says it's in process of complying with govt order

TikTok says that it continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under the Indian law.

Indian government bans TikTok: From Manjul Khattar to Avneet Kaur, a list of celebs who shot to fame on the platform
Entertainment

Indian government bans TikTok: From Manjul Khattar to Avneet Kaur, a list of celebs who shot to fame on the platform

TikTok is home to multiple social media sensations. Its stars' profiles boast followers up to several million.

India bans TikTok, SHAREit, UC Browser and 56 other Chinese apps: here's the full list of apps and what they do
India

India bans TikTok, SHAREit, UC Browser and 56 other Chinese apps: here's the full list of apps and what they do

The ban comes in the backdrop of the stand-off along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, is also applicable for messaging app WeChat and online streaming app Bigo Live, CAM scanner, among others

India ban on Chinese apps updates: Ban is welcome, but govt must take more substantive measures, says Congress' Ahmed Patel
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India ban on Chinese apps updates: Ban is welcome, but govt must take more substantive measures, says Congress' Ahmed Patel

India ban on Chinese apps updates | While Congress leader Ahmed Patel welcomed the ban, he also said, 'We expect our government to take more substantial & effective measures.'

India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The ban on Chinese apps comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with PLA troops.

India bans 59 chinese apps: TikTok's runaway success in India is a story best understood through the rise of the platform's many stars
Lifestyle

India bans 59 chinese apps: TikTok's runaway success in India is a story best understood through the rise of the platform's many stars

To study the popularity of TikTok in India is to study an emergent Indian class, a group of individuals for whom the platform is a space inclusive of all kinds of sensibilities and contradictions.

India bans Chinese apps: TikTok has many issues but banning it for exposing our cultural problems is pointless and counter-productive
India

India bans Chinese apps: TikTok has many issues but banning it for exposing our cultural problems is pointless and counter-productive

Rather than banning TikTok, one must have honest conversations around the cultural issues that are being reflected on the social media platform, and develop societal solutions