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
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 CEO Kevin Mayer addresses India employees, says it complies with 'all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law'
TikTok is among the 59 Chinese apps that were banned by the Indian government on Monday.
Research has found that TikTok was collecting information on users' phone hardware, apps, network-related information, among various other things.
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.
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.
AajTak and Zoom app have also reportedly become one of the most downloaded apps these days.
TikTok to ban harm-causing 'misleading information' on its platform; no mention of how it will identify such content
The guidelines did not explain how TikTok would determine what constitutes “misleading” content and appeared to leave leeway for interpretation in enforcement decisions.
A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.
The government has also told TikTok users not to host or circulate any grossly harmful content on the app.
Chinese Tiktok users accounted for 69 percent of in-app revenue last month, up from 30 percent in June 2018.
The TikTok international data center will take 6-18 months to set up in India, said ByteDance.
NSDC needs to first understand TikTok platform to successfully engage with its audience for skills promotion
This collaboration aims at spreading awareness of vocational training programs by NSDC on TikTok
TikTok: We don't laugh at the material on the app, we mourn what we have lost in the process of becoming 'appropriate'
Far from the sedate 'appropriateness' of Facebook and Twitter, TikTok provides users with an outlet for creativity and idiosyncrasy
TikTok has set up a committee for regulating content on the app but denied the age limit.
The ban has been lifted on the condition that the platform should not be used to host obscene videos.
TikTok had a record 41.7 mn app downloads in Q1 2019 and has 119.3 million active users in India
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,
Young children on TikTok are participating in a dangerous challenge where they hold a bag of bleach against their eye.
The final verdict on TikTok's ban will be sentenced by the supreme court on 22 April.