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TikTok predicts over USD 6 bn loss from India’s ban: Report

Beijing  (PTI) Chinese tech giant unicorn ByteDance Ltd. is anticipating a loss of over USD 6 billion after three of its apps, including the hugely popular video app TikTok, were banned by India this week, a media report here...

Hacker group says Tiktok is a malware from Chinese Govt used for spying

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The popular Hacker group Anonymous has mounted a fierce campaign on the social media platforms to ban TikTok globally, saying its a malware from the Chinese government that is spying on its millions of...

Silicon Valley wants the US ban TiikTok like India did: expert

Washington, Jul 2 (PTI) Silicon Valley, the global IT hub, does not feel sorry for TikTok, which has been banned in India, and in fact wants the US to take a similar step against the popular Chinese app, according...

Will help creators in India till interim ban in place: TikTok CEO

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on Wednesday said that the company is working with various stakeholders to address the concerns raised by the Indian government, and remain committed to support the welfare of TikTok creator...

YouTube is bringing ‘Shorts’, to take on TikTok’s growing popularity

San Francisco, April 2 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube is reportedly working on a TikTok rival called Shorts, to be introduced by the end of this year. Shorts will allow people to upload brief videos into a feed inside the mobile app,...

Social media rules may make user ID verification mandatory

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check "fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have...

India sends highest number of request on Tiktok to take action against accounts

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India sent a total of 118 requests to the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok in the in the first half of 2019 (January 1-June 30, 2019) to take certain actions against those accounts. The strange...

Insta, TikTok to be top influencer marketing choices in 2020

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are set to be the top three influencer marketing platforms in 2020, a survey said on Thursday. Influencer marketing is currently focused on Hindi/English content, but marketers feel that there is a...

Let your kid watch TV than make lewd TikTok videos on smartphone

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) When 11-year-old Pallavi (name changed on request) was gifted a smartphone on her birthday in April this year, a big smile greeted her parents who decided to bid good bye to the TV set three...

TikTok played a great role in creating “Modi wave” among young voters

Nearly 1.5 crore young "digital natives", most of whom cast their votes for the first time, chose to vote for Narendra Modi as India's next prime minister and Chinese short video-sharing app TikTok played a great role in creating...

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