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After Kota minor hangs self, mobile app TiKTok expresses concern

Minor boy accidentally choked himself to death allegedly while attempting to shoot and upload his video on TikTok

Rajasthan: 12-yr-old boy chokes himself as part of TikTok challenge in Kota

Rajasthan: 12-yr-old boy chokes himself as part of TikTok challenge in Kota

The boy was sporting sindoor (vermillion), 'mangalsutra' (a sacred thread worn by Hindu married women) and bangles. He hanged himself fro...Read More

Tamil Nadu: 24-year-old woman commits suicide after being scolded by husband for spending too much time on TikTok

Tamil Nadu: 24-year-old woman commits suicide after being scolded by husband for spending too much time on TikTok

In a shocking incident, on Thursday, a 24-year-old woman in Tamil Nadu, mother of two, committed suicide after being scolded by her husba...Read More

Ahmednagar teen, posing with pistol for TikTok, gets killed

A teenager was killed after accidentally pressing the trigger of a country-made pistol, while shooting a clip for the social video app Ti...Read More

TikTok's parent firm planning its own smartphone: Report

TikTok's parent firm planning its own smartphone: Report

ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of TikTok, is planning to venture into the hardware world with its own smartphone.

TikTok’s parent firm planning its own smartphone: Report

TikTok’s parent firm planning its own smartphone: Report

New Delhi: ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of TikTok, is planning to venture into the hardware world with its own smartphone....Read More

How TikTok made PM Modi popular among young voters

New Delhi: Nearly 1.5 crore young “digital natives”, most of whom cast their votes for the first time, chose to vote for Narendra Modi as...Read More

Airtel’s Wynk forays into music video streaming, aims 200 mn users

Airtel’s Wynk forays into music video streaming, aims 200 mn users

New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced a foray into music video streaming with focus to tap 200 million potential...Read More

TikTok ban lifted, app still unavailable on Google and Apple app stores

TikTok ban lifted, app still unavailable on Google and Apple app stores

New Delhi: TikTok remained unavailable for download on both Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store on Thursday – a day after the Madras ...Read More

Bye Bye TikTok, we’ll miss you

Aparnna Hajirnis speaks to loyalists of the banned app, who believe it made social media accessible for the lower socio-economic groups

Tech Talk: Lessons to be learnt from TikTok

Tech Talk: Lessons to be learnt from TikTok

If you’re active on any of the social media apps, it is highly unlikely that you’ve not come across viral short videos that are mostly li...Read More

Google, Apple block TikTok download in India

Google, Apple block TikTok download in India

New Delhi: Google and Apple have blocked the download of TikTok from Play Store and App Store respectively in India, following a request ...Read More

TikTok in trouble; Google, Apple asked to comply with court order

New Delhi: The government has asked tech giants Google and Apple to comply with the Madras High Court’s order that had banned popular mob...Read More

Supreme Court to finally look into the TikTok Madras matter

Supreme Court to finally look into the TikTok Madras matter

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will look into the order passed by the Madras High Court directing an interim ban on the video mobile...Read More

Madras High Court directs Centre to ban TikTok app

Madras High Court directs Centre to ban TikTok app

Madurai: The Madras High Court has directed the Centre to ban mobile application ‘TikTok’ as it voiced concern that “pornographic and ina...Read More

Microwave challenge: BTS inspired challenge becomes internet’s new trend

After the Kiki and Handcuff challenge, a new challenge has taken internet by storm and it’s called Microwave Challenge. The new online tr...Read More

What is TikTok and why are there calls to ban it

What is TikTok and why are there calls to ban it

The Chinese video-sharing app that has become favorite of every Indian teenager is in controversy once more, recently, Madras High Court ...Read More

Madras High Court asks Centre to ban ‘TikTok’ app, says it spoiling the future of youths

Madras High Court asks Centre to ban ‘TikTok’ app, says it spoiling the future of youths

Chennai: The Madras High Court has asked the Central government to ban the Chinese video mobile application ‘TikTok’, saying it spoils th...Read More

Have robust measures to protect users: TikTok India

Chennai: A day after the Tamil Nadu government assured action against video sharing application “TikTok” in the wake of concerns about it...Read More

TikTok culturally degrading: TN Minister

TikTok culturally degrading: TN Minister

Chennai: Is TikTok, the hugely popular 15-second lip-syncing video sharing app, leading to cultural degradation and holds the potential t...Read More