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EU gives TikTok a month to respond to consumer complaints

EU gives TikTok a month to respond to consumer complaints

The European Commission said on Friday it has given the Chinese-owned video app TikTok one month to answer complaints from a European consumer group over its commercial practices. The EU’s executive arm said it has started discussions involving the social media platform and the national consumer authorities following an alert launched earlier this year by […]

Tiktok CEO resigns with net worth of $44bn to read books, daydream

Tiktok CEO resigns with net worth of $44bn to read books, daydream

ByteDance’s CEO has announced he’s stepping down from his role leading the company whose success with TikTok led it to become the world’s most valuable startup. Zhang Yiming, who co-founded ByteDance in 2012, will move to another position at the company, and fellow co-founder Liang Rubo will become the new CEO. Liang presently runs HR at […]

TikTok, African Union partner to celebrate Africa Day

TikTok, African Union partner to celebrate Africa Day

TikTok and the African Union have partnered to place the spotlight on African content through a month-long campaign dubbed #IamAfrican in celebration of Africa Day on 25 May. The campaign calls on users to share their views on what makes them proudly African across various categories, including music. As music, along with the industry, continues […]

Hop on Tiktok and enjoy egg-citing Easter activities

Hop on Tiktok and enjoy egg-citing Easter activities

Known as a holiday filled with praise, delicious food and on-going celebrations, Easter is one of the times we all count down to as we start the year. At a time where we can’t celebrate as we used to, TikTok is excited to be bringing all those loved Easter vibes with the launch of its […]

What’s Tickin’ on TikTok?

What’s Tickin’ on TikTok?

At only 18-years-old, Babs Cardini is one of Nigeria’s most well-known magicians who regularly films himself performing magic tricks with people at different locations. His performances range from simple card tricks to more complex optical illusions that are sure to leave you amazed. Taking his love for magic to TikTok, Babs is constantly sharing new […]

#Womenofnow launched to celebrate extraordinary female community on tiktok

#Womenofnow launched to celebrate extraordinary female community on tiktok

Today, the TikTok community comes together to celebrate International Women’s Day with the launch of #WomenofNow – a month-long hashtag challenge to inspire and celebrate the diverse and inclusive female community on TikTok. This incredible community is made up of women who are leading the way in various spheres including fashion, sport, education, media, arts […]

Thought TikTok was only for teens? Think again!

Thought TikTok was only for teens? Think again!

…Meet 30 Creators and Celebs over 30 on TikTok Known for viral trends and iconic memes, TikTok has been loved by many as a place where spreading joy and information goes beyond age. Whether it’s quick educational videos you’re looking for or fun tips on how to get involved in the latest viral challenge, TikTok […]

Derah 01: Nigerian king of Slo-mo on TikTok

Derah 01: Nigerian king of Slo-mo on TikTok

Late in 2020, the Nigerian internet witnessed the explosion of yet another viral trend from TikTok – the #slowmochallenge. This challenge asked users to alternate between slowing down their visible pace of activity during a video, based on the flow of a song. Almost immediately, this challenge took off on TikTok aided by the #InfinityChallenge, […]

Biden team asks court to pause move to ban TikTok in US

Biden team asks court to pause move to ban TikTok in US

President Joe Biden’s administration has asked a US federal court to pause proceedings aimed at banning TikTok to allow for a fresh review of the national security threat from the popular Chinese-owned video app. The filing in a federal appeals court said the new administration had begun a review and would not for the moment […]

Nigerian TikTok creators to watch out for in 2021 throughout 2020

Nigerian TikTok creators to watch out for in 2021 throughout 2020

TikTok continued to be a place for people from all walks of life to be entertained and inspired. While the platform’s global community of creators expressed themselves through dance, music and comedy, many also used their platform to provide fashion tips advice as this is extremely popular locally. Now, as we embrace the New Year, we’re […]

Russia to launch own TikTok

Russia to launch own TikTok

Russia’s leading media holding, which is controlled by state energy giant, Gazprom, will launch an app similar to the video-sharing social network TikTok, the group’s CEO said Wednesday. The Kommersant business daily cited Gazprom-Media CEO Alexander Zharov as saying the holding had purchased a service called “Ya Molodets” (“I am great”). Zharov said the app […]

Tiktok refreshes its policies to further support community well-being

Tiktok refreshes its policies to further support community well-being

TikTok has announced its refreshed Community Guidelines with additional details about what’s allowed on the platform. The Community Guidelines support the authentic and entertaining TikTok experience that people know and enjoy. They define a common code of conduct and encourage a welcoming community environment. TikTok continually reviews and strengthens its policies to help users feel […]

What’s Tickin’ on TikTok?

What’s Tickin’ on TikTok?

“Infinity,” a song by Olamide featuring rising star, Omah Lay, has become a viral sound on TikTok. Users are encouraged to engage in slow-mo dancing at various times as the song plays out while maintaining a modicum of believability. The song was used in over 5,000 videos in the first seven days of the challenge […]

Second US judge blocks Trump’s TikTok ban

Second US judge blocks Trump’s TikTok ban

A second US federal judge has suspended a Trump administration executive order threatening to ban TikTok in the United States. The preliminary injunction granted late Monday by judge Carl Nichols in a district court in Washington DC comes more than a month after a similar decision in Pennsylvania. Nichols said TikTok’s lawyers had demonstrated that […]

Spotify’s most-streamed song in 2020 should thank TikTok and lockdown

Spotify’s most-streamed song in 2020 should thank TikTok and lockdown

The prize for this year’s most-streamed song should really go to social media. That’s because the driving force that made The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” Spotify’s top song of 2020 was a viral dance challenge on TikTok. As numerous countries went into lockdown in early 2020, the social media craze saw countless reluctant parents being dragged onto […]