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Despite ban, TikTok becomes highest grossing app of 2020

Despite India ban and an ongoing legal battle in the US, Chinese short-video making app TikTok has become the highest grossing app globally in 2020 with $540 million in profit, followed by dating app ...

This file photo taken on 17 November 2020 shows a general view of the TikTok building, in Culver City, California. Short-form video app TikTok and the Trump administration had not come to terms over sale of the company's US operations late on 4 December 2020 as a deadline loomed, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Trump administration appeals order blocking TikTok restrictions

The Donald Trump administration in the US has appealed against a federal judge’s order that blocked restrictions on TikTok from taking effect in the country

This file photo taken on 17 November 2020 shows a general view of the TikTok building, in Culver City, California. Short-form video app TikTok and the Trump administration had not come to terms over sale of the company's US operations late on 4 December 2020 as a deadline loomed, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Facebook launches another Tik Tok-rival Collab for iOS users

Taking on Chinese short-video making platform TikTok once again, Facebooks has launched a new iOS app called Collab for making and mixing music with friends in the pandemic

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration. Photo: Reuters

No deal between US and TikTok as asset sale deadline nears

Short-form video app TikTok and the Trump administration had not come to terms over sale of the company's US operations late Friday as a deadline loomed, according to a source familiar with the ...

No deal between US and TikTok as asset sale deadline nears

Trump administration to delay enforcement of TikTok ban

The US government announced Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, saying it would comply with a court order in favor of the Chinese-owned social media sensation.

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US insists on need to ban TikTok

US president Donald Trump's administration has insisted on the need to ban TikTok due to national security concerns in a new court filing ahead of a plan to make the video app unavailable on 12 ...

US insists on need to ban TikTok

TikTok cracks down on hate of religions, races

Expanded rules against promoting hateful ideologies at TikTok include barring “misinformation and hurtful stereotypes” about Jewish, Muslim and other communities, the company said in a blog post

Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken on 27 November 2019

Pakistan bans TikTok over ‘immoral content’

Chinese-owned TikTok which has become a global sensation with its short video clips has a huge user base among young Pakistanis, with some attracting millions of followers

Pakistan bans TikTok over ‘immoral content’

TikTok to keep ticking in US for now

A judge late Sunday stopped the US from banning downloads of TikTok, freeing the video snippet-sharing mobile app to keep winning new users here—for now

Illustration picture of Tiktok with US flags

TikTok parent ByteDance applies for China tech export licence

Even as TikTok’s proposed deal with Walmart and Oracle remains in doubt, the parent company of the short video-sharing platform, ByteDance, has applied for a technology export licence to comply with ...

Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken on 27 November 2019. Reuters Illustration
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