News & Reviews: TikTok
Jul 07, 2020
TikTok just can't seem to catch a break, from May until now, the app has gotten into a lot of trouble particularly with the India government. In case you missed it, the app actually got banned there due to security reasons and the United States is also considering the ban.
Jun 29, 2020
Last week, users of iOS 14 beta have gotten notifications alerting them that TikTok was trying to access their clipboards. Not only the doing has invaded users' privacy, but it also exists as a possibility to cause users' data being stolen by someone else. After that, TikTok has immediately submitted a new update to the App Store to fix the issue. However, it turns out that TikTok is not the only app accessing users' clipboards.
Jun 27, 2020
It seems these days everybody wants a slice of that short-form video pie. TikTok more or less pioneered this market and now other companies are looking to join the bandwagon. One of those companies is YouTube, which has started to test multi-segment videos that are 15-seconds long.
Jun 26, 2020
With the announcement of iOS 14 being made, many users are quite excited about the new features that are coming soon to Apple devices. Other than those features, it looks like the latest OS update has some impressive skills as well. It is reported that the iOS 14 beta has caught TikTok reading users' clipboards.
Jun 19, 2020
If you still remember the "Remove China Apps" news, looks like it's not over yet. According to sources, it seems that the India intelligence officials have taken this matter into their own hands and actually prepared a list of apps that are deemed "dangerous" in terms of security risk.
May 21, 2020
Currently, most countries are still having an on-going battle against COVID-19, as well as false information circulating around online and scammers exploiting people with financial difficulties. However, for India they too have another battle which is....voting down TikTok. What is going on?
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Apr 17, 2020
It seems that TikTok has recently donated £5 million to the Royal College of Nursing Foundation, in order to help frontliners in their battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. Based on bbc.com, it seems that the amount donated by TikTok is considered one of the largest contributions received from a social media company to date.
Apr 01, 2020
For those who are familiar with TikTok, you know it as an app filled mostly with short and silly videos. But the company is looking to switch things up by going in a different direction. Reports state that the Chinese version of TikTok, which is known as Douyin in China, has started to offer movie streaming.
Feb 20, 2020
When it comes to kids, you never know what they're doing on their phones these days. That's why many parents want to have a form of control over their activities, even the digital ones. Being a popular app with kids, TikTok has made the decision to provide more app control to parents.