Luxury fashion brand Coach has pledged to end a controversial merchandise practice after a woman accused the company in a viral video of intentionally "slashing" unwanted merchandise.
The nation’s largest teachers union is urging TikTok, Facebook Inc., Instagram and Twitter Inc. to take steps to halt the dissemination and spread of dangerous viral challenges and misinformation that it says pose a threat to educators and students.
Social media has proven to be a reliable source in the hunt for Brian Laundrie, a fugitive person of interest in the killing of his fiancée, 22-year-old Gabby Petito.
The milestone comes after TikTok was nearly banned from the U.S. after being hit with an executive order from the Trump administration in August 2020.
There’s a classic lip color that’s seeing a strong resurgence among makeup lovers, and it might be all thanks to TikTok.
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.
TikTok on Tuesday launched a set of new "well-being resources" in light of a report surrounding Instagram that found the photo-sharing app is aware of how it negatively impacts young users.
TikTok detailed a new effort to provide resources for those struggling with mental health or body image issues on Tuesday, an initiative that was announced as rival platform Instagram faces scrutiny over its potentially negative impact on teenage users.
TikTok users will soon be able to buy stuff directly through the short videos on the app — something they had only been able to do through ads until now.
A Walmart employee has released a video showing how the retailer monitors self-checkouts for theft.
Republican Senator Marco Rubio urged President Joe Biden on Tuesday to block short-form video app TikTok in the United States after China took an ownership stake in a key subsidiary of ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of TikTok.
ByteDance Ltd., the Chinese owner of popular short-video app TikTok, put on hold indefinitely its intentions to list offshore earlier this year after government officials told the company to focus on addressing data-security risks, people familiar with the matter said.
Social media platform TikTok announced it will automatically remove videos showing nudity or sexual activity as it tightens up its safety policy for minors.
President Joe Biden's executive order aimed at safeguarding Americans' sensitive data would force some Chinese apps to take tougher measures to protect private information if they want to remain in the U.S. market, according to people familiar with the matter.
ByteDance Ltd., the owner of popular short-video app TikTok, told employees that its revenue last year more than doubled to $34.3 billion, underscoring why the Chinese technology giant is one of the world’s hottest startups.
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.