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TikTok

5./15 WEST/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, struck the latest blow in a high-stakes clash between the social media company and the U.S. government, filing a lawsuit this week challenging a forced sale of TikTok as unconstitutional. The case could nullify the measure enacted last month that requires ByteDance to […]

Adobe/TikTok (NEW YORK) — TikTok announced on ABC News’ Good Morning America Thursday morning that beginning immediately, the social media giant will automatically label Artificial Intelligence-generated content when it is uploaded from certain platforms. “Our users and our creators are so excited about AI and what it can do for their creativity and their ability […]

NurPhoto/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance filed a lawsuit against the federal government Tuesday over what it called an “unconstitutional” potential ban of the social media platform in the United States. In the lawsuit, TikTok and ByteDance claim the law signed by President Joe Biden last month — which would […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A ban on the popular social media app TikTok in the United States is now lumped in with Speaker Mike Johnson and House Republicans’ $95 billion foreign aid package, which would provide funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. House Republican leaders late Wednesday posted legislative text on a fourth and final bill — […]

Karl Tapales/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The push in Washington, D.C., for a potential TikTok ban has drawn mounting scrutiny toward the app over data privacy risks tied to Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance. In making their case, some critics point to an allegedly tamer version of the app in China, suggesting that ByteDance unleashed a […]

General view of the TikTok headquarters on Oct. 13, 2020 in Culver City, California. (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) (NEW YORK) — Social media platform TikTok stands on the brink of a forced sale after the House passed a measure on Wednesday that would ban the app unless it parts ways with its Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance. If […]

Tik Tok supporters are seen outside the U.S. Capitol, March 13, 2024, in Washington. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — TikTok influencers — accustomed to their voices being heard by thousands on the wildly popular social media app — now are speaking out in hopes lawmakers hear their frustrations about efforts in […]

Matt Cardy/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As Donald Trump reverses his position on potentially banning TikTok ahead of an expected House vote this week on legislation that could lead to it being blocked in the U.S., the former president has been rebuilding his relationship with a GOP megadonor who reportedly has a major financial stake in […]

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — TikTok has added a new feature that allows users to create text-only posts with the change coming just a day after Twitter rebranded itself and less than three weeks after Facebook released Threads as competition between the social media giants continues to escalate. “At TikTok, we’re always […]

Matt Cardy/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — TikTok sued Montana in federal court on Monday over a ban of the app enacted by the state last week. “We are challenging Montana’s unconstitutional TikTok ban to protect our business and the hundreds of thousands of TikTok users in Montana,” the company said in a statement. “We believe […]