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Will TikTok enter the online music business, competing with Spotify and Apple Music?

The social media giant will enter the music streaming space, going head-to-head with Spotify and Apple Music. In May, the parent company of TikTok is that ByteDance has filed a trademark application for “TikTok Music,” implying that the Chinese company may be preparing to compete with Spotify and Apple Music. Photo: Unsplash If the application […]

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TikTok is accused of illegally collecting personal data on a large scale in many countries

TikTok is accused of over-accessing personal data and still storing user data on servers located in China through a network of subdomains. On July 18, Australia-based internet security company 2.0 published a study accusing the Chinese video-sharing platform of “a major security hole”, potentially posing many risks that could cause any kind of outbreak. any […]

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TikTok and Instagram are becoming a threat to Google

Not only YouTube, other core Google services business products such as Maps and Search are also being threatened by the rise of TikTok. Prabhakar Raghavan, Senior Vice President of Google, said that young users are more likely to explore through apps like TikTok and Instagram, instead of using Google Search or Maps. Google’s core businesses […]

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TikTok is about to have an 18+ livestream feature

TikTok is testing a feature that allows age-restricted livestream viewers to be 18 or older. This feature is currently available on certain accounts. Screenshots from product research firm Watchful.ai show that users have added access to new options, navigating to settings, and an “adult theme” toggle to limit them. live stream video viewer age. However, […]

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2.4 million TikTok videos of Vietnamese users deleted

These are videos that contain content about nudity, sexual acts involving minors, and images that incite violence. According to TikTok’s latest Community Standards Enforcement report, the platform removed more than 2.4 million videos in the Vietnamese market in Q1 of 2022. This is a report published quarterly by TikTok. Specifically, a total of 2.43 million […]

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TikTok parent company ‘disillusioned’ with game making

ByteDance closed its acquired game development studio three years ago, cutting more than 100 employees despite its previous ambition to challenge Tencent in the mobile game market. ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, dissolved 101 Studio in Shanghai this week, laying off about half of its more than 300 employees and reassigning the rest, according to Bloomberg’s […]