TikTok tightens privacy features for younger users

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.

Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff promotes TikTok despite national security concerns

Jon Ossoff, the Democratic Georgia Senate challenger to David Perdue, the Republican incumbent, has framed the Jan. 5 runoff elections as a battle for the fate of the nation  -- and the young candidate is causing a stir campaigning on Chinese-owned short video sharing app TikTok, promoting what has been deemed a potential national security threat.