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After TikTok ban, 'Ding Dong' app gains popularity, but there's more to it than meets the eye
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After TikTok ban, 'Ding Dong' app gains popularity, but there's more to it than meets the eye

As can be seen from the screenshots uploaded on the Play Store, the UI of the app mimics TikTok

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.

TikTok India refutes rumours that it'll move court against ban, says working with govt to resolve concerns
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TikTok India refutes rumours that it'll move court against ban, says working with govt to resolve concerns

The news comes after prominent lawyers like Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Mukul Rohtagi said they will not defend TikTok in court.

TikTok is a data collection service masquerading as a social network, claims researcher
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TikTok is a data collection service masquerading as a social network, claims researcher

Research has found that TikTok was collecting information on users' phone hardware, apps, network-related information, among various other things.

TikTok continues to be most downloaded app on iOS with over 33 million installs
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TikTok continues to be most downloaded app on iOS with over 33 million installs

In India alone, 88.6 million new users installed TikTok in the first quarter of 2019.

WhatsApp child sex abuse report: Self regulation of social media isn't working; need govt norms
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WhatsApp child sex abuse report: Self regulation of social media isn't working; need govt norms

Cyber Peace Foundation report claims that WhatsApp is being used to share child sexual abuse videos. IT ministry has written to WhatsApp

TikTok ban in India lifted: Company setups up committee to regulate content on app
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TikTok ban in India lifted: Company setups up committee to regulate content on app

The ban has been lifted on the condition that the platform should not be used to host obscene videos.

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

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 ban: Dangerous and fake #BrightEye challenge going viral on platform
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TikTok ban: Dangerous and fake #BrightEye challenge going viral on platform

Young children on TikTok are participating in a dangerous challenge where they hold a bag of bleach against their eye.

TikTok ban in India: SC order in line with past free speech decisions, but social media apps should self-regulate proactively
India

TikTok ban in India: SC order in line with past free speech decisions, but social media apps should self-regulate proactively

Supreme Court has directed the Madras High Court to pass an interim order on the ban by 24 April, failing which the ban on TikTok will be lifted

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: Blocking social media apps may affect Digital India, says IAMAI
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TikTok ban in India: Blocking social media apps may affect Digital India, says IAMAI

IAMAI says the ban could impede foreign direct investment and affect the expansion of the Digital India initiative.

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 adds 88.6 million new Indian users to the app in Q1 2019: Report
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TikTok adds 88.6 million new Indian users to the app in Q1 2019: Report

TikTok gained 8.2 times more subscribers compared to that seen in Q1 2018 in India.