Posts Tagged ‘Tiktok’

TikTok Replies Trump, Says Accusations Are Rumors, Misinformation

by Gerald Onwukaon August 18, 2020
Tik Tok has responded to accusations forwarded by the United States of America (USA), about the video application being a threat to National security, by saying that they are mere rumors and that the company has no direct connection with the Chinese Government. Tik Tok recently made this disclosure on a web page, and confirmed […]

Breaking:Trump Moves To Ban TikTok In America, As US-China Relations Grow Colder

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 1, 2020
United States President, Donald Trump, has said Friday he will fully restrict popular social media app TikTok, from the United States as the recent ongoing debate by American authorities that the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence, comes to a head. US officials and lawmakers in recent weeks have voiced fears of the […]

Egyptian Women Sentenced To 2 Years For ‘Indecent’ TikTok Videos

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 28, 2020
An Egyptian court has on Monday sentenced several young women to two years in prison, naming their offence as posting “indecent” dance videos on TikTok. The prosecution statement named just two of the defendants — 20-year-old student Haneen Hossam and 22-year-old Mawada al-Adham — and said the other three helped run their social media accounts. […]

TikTok Sets Up $200 Million Fund To Pay U.S Content Creators

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 24, 2020
Rising video app, TikTok has revealed they will be creating a $200 million fund that will be used to retain its top users and attract new ones, signaling another milestone for the growing company. In a statement Thursday, the video app said the new program aims to “help support ambitious creators who are seeking opportunities […]

U.S. ‘Looking At’ Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok — Mike Pompeo

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The United State (US) is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. This is according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview with Fox News on Monday.  There have been rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continue to grow.  When quizzed […]

INDIA: TikTok Removed From App Store, Google Play Store

by Seun Adeuyion June 30, 2020
A day after the government of India announced the ban of 59 Chinese apps in the country, one of the most popular short video applications TikTok has been taken down from Apple App store and also Google Play Store. TikTok had nearly 119 million active users in India and was among the top 10 apps on Google […]