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Trump says without TikTok, 'Facebook and Zuckerschmuck will double their business'

Trump once pushed for a TikTok ban in the US during his presidency, but he may be changing his tune.

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Why TikTok's suggested search terms are spreading influencer drama

TikTok recommends search terms alongside videos by looking at the comments section, queries from ot…

Dan Whateley,Marta Biino,Shriya Bhattacharya   


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Some Gen Zers would rather take a chance on a new app than use 'embarrassing' Instagram if TikTok gets banned

Some Zoomers would rather take their chances with a new social media platform than suffer the "humi…

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Ron DeSantis just signed a bill barring Florida kids under 14 from using TikTok, SnapChat, and Instagram

The bill also states that 14- and 15-year-olds aren't allowed to have accounts unless their parents…

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The biggest universities in Texas are blocking students from accessing TikTok on campus WiFi

Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin are among the universities blocking TikT…

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What the "Letter to America" backlash could mean for the first major "TikTok election"

With social media replacing traditional news outlets, the risk of misinformation is on the rise goi…

Jasmine Enberg   


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She spent her inheritance sending money to TikTok Livestreamers. What started as a game turned into addiction.

Cindi White spent more than $25,000 on TikTok Influencers. TikTok's Live Matches have a dark side.

Jessica Lucas   


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A teen's TikTok account where she showed her acne was taken down because it was deemed 'gruesome content'

Eva Grant, a teenager and beauty pageant winner, said her TikTok account was blocked due to her acn…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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A concert-goer filmed a fan who blocked their view of the stage with a sign, reigniting a debate about concert etiquette that's blown up on TikTok

A TikTok showing the moment a concert-goer was blocked from seeing the stage has blown up, contribu…

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Auburn University blocked TikTok on campus WiFi. Journalism professors say they're looking for workarounds so they can still teach multimedia skills.

Some journalism modules at Auburn involve creating TikToks. The university says staff should use th…

Grace Dean   


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How to block or unblock someone on TikTok

You can unblock users on TikTok through the app's Privacy menu. Blocking or unblocking a TikTok use…

William Antonelli   


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An appeals court upheld a block on Florida's social media 'censorship' law, saying it violates free speech

The law, signed by DeSantis in 2021, allowed users to sue tech companies for removing politicians' …

Weilun Soon   


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Alabama's Auburn University has blocked TikTok for all students and faculty on campus and other publicly-funded universities may soon follow suit

Alabama is among several states that have banned the use of the Chinese-owned app on state-owned de…

Tanya Chen   


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Big Tech lobbyists are calling on the Supreme Court to block a Texas anti-censorship law, warning it would open the floodgates to extremist content

Lobbyists warned the new law could allow content from ISIS and neo-Nazis to flourish on Big Tech pl…

Jyoti Mann   


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We found dozens of TikTok accounts skirting the app's filters to peddle drugs by using nose and snowflake emoji and banned hashtags

Purported drug dealers are using emoji and slang terms to get around TikTok's filters, which block …

Rosie Bradbury   


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How to follow or unfollow someone on TikTok, or unfollow multiple accounts at once

You can follow or unfollow someone on TikTok by visiting their profile page, or unfollow multiple a…

William Antonelli   


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TikTok employees spied on US journalists

ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of TikTok, said on Thursday that an internal investigation fo…

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TikTok ‘influencers’ charged for hate speech and attempting to incite communal violence

While the accounts of these three users reportedly described the users as artists with …

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An accountant sobbed saying goodbye to her 'work bestie.' It resonated with others who said trauma-bonded colleagues helped them through tough times.

Jess Rincon said her work bestie got her through trying times and provided unique support in a grue…

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MrBeast called out TikTok for allowing a deepfake version of him hawking $2 iPhones to run wild on the app: 'This is a serious problem'

As AI spreads, it brings new challenges for influencers like MrBeast and platforms like TikTok aimi…

Dan Whateley