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TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests

Facebook Temporarily Stops Hong Kong Data Requests

TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests “We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to express themselves without fear for their safety or other repercussions,” the statement added. The suspension of data reviews also …

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For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’

For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’

For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’ For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’ On Feb. 3, Lauren Vlach received $8 on Venmo, spread across four $2 payments, from a girl she had never met. Each payment included a block of text; read together, they formed what Cas Stephens, who sent the payments, titled her “girlfriend application” to Ms. Vlach. …

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TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet

TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet

TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet On Saturday, Tatayanna Mitchell, 21, will fly from Michigan to Newark, N.J., to spend two days with a boy she met on TikTok. Ms. Mitchell’s TikTok videos have become a fixture of the app’s For You page over the last month. She traffics in a format …

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India Bans TikTok of China, Tightening Digital Borders

India Bans TikTok of China, Tightening Digital Borders

India Bans TikTok of China, Tightening Digital Borders India Bans TikTok of China, Tightening Digital Borders Censorship and politics are fracturing the global internet, isolating users and industries accustomed to ignoring national borders. Source link

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What is the TikTok subculture Dark Academia?

What is the TikTok subculture Dark Academia?

What is the TikTok subculture Dark Academia? What is the TikTok subculture Dark Academia? School, as most of us know it, came to a halt this spring. There were no graduation gatherings and no proms. No study abroad or in-person summer classes. And what will happen in September is still largely unknown. Yet in the digital world, a different kind …

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Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing

Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing

Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering China’s experimental coronavirus vaccine, a Russian referendum during an outbreak and Reddit’s push to limit hate speech. China’s military to use experimental vaccine The World Health Organization will send a …

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A TikTok Twist on ‘PizzaGate’

A TikTok Twist on ‘PizzaGate’

A TikTok Twist on ‘PizzaGate’ A TikTok Twist on ‘PizzaGate’ This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. One of social media’s early conspiracy theories is back, but remade in creatively horrible ways. “PizzaGate,” a baseless notion that a Washington pizza parlor was the center of a child sex abuse …

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India Bans TikTok and Dozens of Other Chinese Apps

India Bans TikTok and Dozens of Other Chinese Apps

India Bans TikTok and Dozens of Other Chinese Apps India Bans TikTok and Dozens of Other Chinese Apps India’s government banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps Monday, including TikTok, citing national security concerns, part of the larger tit-for-tat retaliation that is unfolding between the countries after their militaries clashed earlier this month. The move comes after a deadly clash between …

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TikTok Is Shaping Politics. But How?

TikTok Is Shaping Politics. But How?

TikTok Is Shaping Politics. But How? TikTok Is Shaping Politics. But How? As a place where millions of young Americans perform and explore their identities in public, TikTok has become a prominent venue for ideological formation, political activism and trolling. It has homegrown pundits, and despite its parent company’s reluctance to being involved with politics — the service does not …

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‘TikTok Grandma’ Who Helped Tank Trump Rally Now Works for Biden

‘TikTok Grandma’ Who Helped Tank Trump Rally Now Works for Biden

‘TikTok Grandma’ Who Helped Tank Trump Rally Now Works for Biden ‘TikTok Grandma’ Who Helped Tank Trump Rally Now Works for Biden Last weekend, Mary Jo Laupp was enjoying a quiet night at a birthday party for her granddaughter — until she picked up her phone and her world flipped upside down. A TikTok video she had made urging people …

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