News & Reviews: TikTok
Dec 01, 2022
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have called up TikTok Malaysia’s management to explain 3 provocative videos on the platform that can be seditious and incite disharmony. The videos, which have a ‘paid partnership’ tag to them warned of the recurrence of the 13 May 1969 riots in Malaysia
TikTok working with MCMC on removing hate speech content, while Malaysians patiently wait for the GE15 resultsNov 23, 2022
With the recent General Election 15 held in Malaysia, the public has been growing weary and starting to spread some insightful content on social media. It has gotten so bad that TikTok had to step in to do something about it.
Nov 16, 2022
YouTube Shorts is the video streaming company’s answer to TikTok and it looks like the Google-owned company may also be competing with TikTok Shop, the unique shopping features found on TikTok. Starting in the United States, YouTube is currently testing shopping features and affiliate marketing on Shorts with eligible creators.
Nov 06, 2022
Are you eligible to vote during the upcoming Malaysian General Election? As mentioned in a previous article, all Malaysians over 18 years old are now automatically voters. Interestingly, you can find out more about it from - of all platforms - TikTok.
Nov 01, 2022
Elon Musk has big plans after acquiring Twitter recently. According to the latest report, one of them might be reviving Vine, a short-video-centric app that we had before TikTok.
TikTok to limit live streams to creators above 18 years old and introduce an adults-only content optionOct 18, 2022
TikTok has announced that it will be implementing a couple of new measures to help keep its community safe. These include the introduction of a new “adult audience” option in live streams as well as limiting live streams only to creators above 18 years old.
Oct 12, 2022
It appears that TikTok is planning to expand its business beyond just videos and put emphasis on supporting its e-commerce efforts such as the TikTok Shop. In fact, the company is going one step further by copying Amazon’s playbook and looking to create a new logistics and warehousing network in the United States.
Sep 30, 2022
Social media is all about short videos nowadays, thanks to TikTok. With that said, other platforms like YouTube and Instagram had also quickly jumped on the bandwagon with YouTube Shorts and Reels respectively. Now, it seems like Twitter will be the latest to join the gang by rolling out a feature that offers an "ever-scrolling feed of video content".
Sep 24, 2022
TikTok has announced that a new feature is coming to the platform which it has been testing since earlier this year. Rolling out globally starting today, users can now downvote comments on the app.
Sep 16, 2022
Not long ago, news came saying that Instagram is working on a BeReal clone. However, it seems like TikTok has moved faster by launching its own. TikTok Now is the platform's new feature to let users post a photo or a 10-second video when prompted anywhere anytime.