TikTok quietly changed its U.S. privacy policies last week allowing the app to collect biometric data.
President Biden on Wednesday dropped the former Trump administration's executive order blocking new downloads of TikTok and banning other Chinese-owned apps like WeChat.
The parents of a 16-year-old boy who died from a fentanyl overdose have started a petition calling on social media apps like TikTok and Snapchat to change their policies.
The 23-year-old who helped popularize the "OK Boomer" meme is receiving pushback from social media users who are questioning her political views in light of her new wealth.
Users on Instagram, Twitter and TikTok are highlighting instances of post removals and other forms of censorship after sharing content related to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
EXCLUSIVE: 30 House Republicans are urging the head of TikTok to crack down on illicit activity on the popular social app after cartels at the southern border have been using it to organize smuggling -- and even stalk Border Patrol agents.
"Justice League" star Ben Affleck seemingly messaged a video to a woman that he once matched with on the dating app Raya.
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.
Microsoft Corp. is in advanced talks to acquire messaging platform Discord Inc. for $10 billion or more, according to people familiar with the matter, as the software giant seeks to deepen its consumer offerings.
YouTube Shorts is designed for "anyone who wants to create short, catchy videos using nothing but their mobile phones"
TikTok has entered the group chat. The popular video-sharing app could launch a feature this year that would let groups of users exchange messages, a new report says.
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Under the proposed terms of the agreement, TikTok will no longer collect or store a user's biometric information, including facial characteristics, or track users' GPS data. The company will also be prohibited from storing U.S. user data in databases outside of the country.
The TikTok deal—which had been driven by then-President Donald Trump—has languished since last fall in the midst of successful legal challenges to the U.S. government’s effort by TikTok’s owner, China’s ByteDance Ltd.
Starting on Wednesday, the default privacy setting for accounts with users aged 13 to 15 will be private. That means only someone the user approves as a follower can view their videos, which was not the case previously. But teens can still change this setting to public if they want.
Reddit has banned the Donald Trump-dedicated subreddit group "r/DonaldTrump."
The exclusive private party iOS app that promised "no randoms" would attend a jam session or beer pong tournament for "you and your crew" has been removed from Apple's App Store and banned from TikTok .
Walmart on Friday is launching its first-ever livestream shopping event on TikTok.
Walmart said viewers on TikTok, which reaches 100 million U.S. users a month, can shop for fashion items featured in content from popular creators without having to leave the platform.
Social media app TikTok routes job candidate's applications-- which include highly sensitive and personal information-- through servers in China, despite arguing earlier this year that they do not share user data with the company's Chinese owner ByteDance.