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The songs from TikTok taking international streaming charts by storm

The craze for TikTok beats is having a ripple effect on the popularity of their original composers, who find their songs sharing space with international superhits

Published on 29th August 2020
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Triller joins the race to buy TikTok; offers a $20bn bid to its China-based owner 

TikTok, however, denied receiving any such offer in media reports

Published on 29th August 2020
Jungkook and Salman Khan

K-pop star Jungkook overtakes Salman Khan's record for the most number of views on his TikTok hashtag

TikTok is currently banned in India 

Published on 27th August 2020

TikTok files a lawsuit against the August 6 executive order by the Donald Trump government 

In a blog post, the ByteDance-owned Short-video making app said that it does not take suing the government lightly

Published on 24th August 2020

Zuckerberg instigated fears about TikTok in US months before Trump considered banning it 

In late October last year, Zuckerberg even took the opportunity to make a case against the rising Chinese Internet companies when the US President hosted a private dinner

Published on 24th August 2020

Instagram Reels tops the list of preferred choices for TikTok alternatives

Nearly 68 per cent TikTok content creators said they are likely to switch to Indian or non-Chinese versions of video sharing apps

Published on 18th August 2020

ZEE5 rolls out HiPi, a video-making app like TikTok

Unlike the 15-second video format that was made popular by TikTok, HiPi will allow users to create videos up to 90 seconds

Published on 14th August 2020

Watch: The new Sufjan Stevens song, Video Game, features TikTok star Jalaiah Harmon

The song is part of his upcoming album The Ascension

Published on 14th August 2020

Report: TikTok collected device data in violation of Google policies

It used a technique that Google prohibits developers from using without consent of users

Published on 12th August 2020

TikTok announces list of influencers who will receive the company's $1bn Creator Fund

The 19 creators named by TikTok include David Dobrik, Brittany Tomlinson, Cheyenne Jaz Wise, Justice Alexander, Michael Le, Marissa Ren, and Ross Smith

Published on 11th August 2020
Bill Gates (IANS)

Microsoft's prospective TikTok deal is a 'poisoned chalice': Bill Gates issues stern warning

As Microsoft pursues talks to purchase the US business of TikTok, Bill Gates has termed the potential deal between the two companies a poisoned chalice. 

Published on 10th August 2020
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's personal fortune hits $100bn with launch of TikTok rival Instagram Reels 

The personal wealth of Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has touched $100 billion after the social network launched a TikTok rival called Instagram Reels this week. 

Published on 8th August 2020

Report: Microsoft aims to buy TikTok globally, including India operations

Microsoft is officially seeking to buy the TikTok operations in North America, Australia and New Zealand for a reported figure of $50 billion.

Published on 7th August 2020

TikTok says it will fight back against plagiarism by Facebook and bullying by the US  

TikTok has nearly 80 million monthly active users in the US

Published on 5th August 2020

Snapchat testing new TikTok-like feature that lets users set their Snaps to music

Thay have inked music rights deals with several major companies, including Warner Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group and Merlin

Published on 4th August 2020

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