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TikTok maker caps screen time for youths in China

In the latest move to curb screen time for younger Chinese users, ByteDance Ltd., the maker of the hit short-video mobile app TikTok, said that it would restrict access to Douyin, the Chinese version of the app, to 40 minutes a day for users under 14 years old.

Technology

Zoom reaches $85M settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users' privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing.

Markets

Venmo raising and adding fees

Venmo will soon be adding fees for some previously-free services and hiking existing fees on others, the mobile transaction service informed its customers.

Technology

TikTok flaw allows users to upload porn and violent videos

Online bottomfeeders have dreamt up a devious way to bypass TikTok’s graphic content ban — by posting violent and sexual videos to their profile pics. The horrific clips, denoted by the hashtag “don’t search this up,” racked up 50 million views before getting banned.