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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

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 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.

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
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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.

TikTok becomes the most downloaded social media app in India during lockdown
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TikTok becomes the most downloaded social media app in India during lockdown

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
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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.

TikTok's massive growth has Google, Facebook and rest of Silicon Valley worried
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TikTok's massive growth has Google, Facebook and rest of Silicon Valley worried

A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.

TikTok under the scanner again, as government asks for clarity on unlawful content
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TikTok under the scanner again, as government asks for clarity on unlawful content

The government has also told TikTok users not to host or circulate any grossly harmful content on the app.

TikTok user-spend reaches $10.8 million in June 2019 with a 588 percent growth from last year
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TikTok user-spend reaches $10.8 million in June 2019 with a 588 percent growth from last year

Chinese Tiktok users accounted for 69 percent of in-app revenue last month, up from 30 percent in June 2018.

TikTok parent ByteDance to setup international data center in India: Report
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TikTok parent ByteDance to setup international data center in India: Report

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
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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'
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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 ban: Petitioner says HC ordered 18-year age limit on app download, ByteDance denies
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TikTok ban: Petitioner says HC ordered 18-year age limit on app download, ByteDance denies

TikTok has set up a committee for regulating content on the app but denied the age limit.

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
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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 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: A timeline of events that led to the app's ban in the country
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TikTok Ban in India: A timeline of events that led to the app's ban in the country

The final verdict on TikTok's ban will be sentenced by the supreme court on 22 April.