Category: TikTok

Trump’s TikTok Ban Is Great News: Here’s Why
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Trump’s TikTok Ban Is Great News: Here’s Why

The Trump administration is trying to ban the Chinese social media app TikTok over alleged data security concerns. While national security concerns seem overblown, this move is well-deserved payback for China. The Chinese Communist Party has routinely undermined U.S. companies in their country, and it’s time to return the favor. President Trump is moving to…

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Triller sues TikTok over patent infringement
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Triller sues TikTok over patent infringement

Social video platform Triller has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against its biggest rival TikTok and parent company ByteDance. The suit, which was filed in the U.S District Court for the Western Division of Texas, claims TikTok is infringing on Triller’s U.S Patent No. 9,691,429. The patent covers “systems and methods for creating music videos…

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TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong after new security law – Breitbart
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TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong after new security law – Breitbart

San Francisco (AFP) – The wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok will no longer work in Hong Kong, its makers said, after a new security law imposed by China gave authorities sweeping powers to police local users. The new security law has sparked fears for freedom of expression, and internet giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have…

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Mike Pompeo: U.S. May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media Apps
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Mike Pompeo: U.S. May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media Apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated during a Fox News interview with Laura Ingraham that the United States is “looking at” banning TikTok and other Chinese-owned social media apps. After raising how the government has dealt with the threat of Chinese telecom companies like Huawei, Pompeo said, “With respect to Chinese apps on peoples’ cellphones,…

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TikTok faces ban in the US, pulls out of Hong Kong
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TikTok faces ban in the US, pulls out of Hong Kong

The world’s most popular short video app continues to be in the crosshairs of politicians globally. On Monday night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning TikTok over concerns that it could be used by the Beijing government as a surveillance and propaganda tool. The…

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Harvard Grad Says She Lost Job over TikTok Stabbing Threat Video
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Harvard Grad Says She Lost Job over TikTok Stabbing Threat Video

A Harvard University graduate was reportedly fired from her job recently because she threatened to stab anyone who told her “All Lives Matter” in a video she posted on the China-owned social media platform TikTok. “I know this is what Trump supporters wanted because standing up for Black Lives Matter put me in a place…

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