TikTok ban

Kashmiri brothers develop this app as an alternative to TikTok

As an initiative under Make in India, app developer Tipu Sultan Wani along with his elder brother Mohd Farooq has developed a video-sharing application that will work as an alternative to banned Chinese app Tik-Tok.

Nov 13, 2020, 07:02 AM IST

Pakistan bans Chinese video-sharing app TikTok: Know the reason behind step taken

This is another blow to the social media app that has come under increasing scrutiny as its popularity has surged across the globe.

Oct 09, 2020, 21:47 PM IST

US judge blocks Donald Trump administration's app store ban on TikTok

US District Judge Carl Nichols said in a brief order he was issuing a preliminary injunction to prevent the TikTok app store ban from taking effect.

Sep 28, 2020, 08:12 AM IST

Donald Trump supports deal to allow TikTok to continue to operate in US

Trump offered strong support for the deal he said would create 25,000 US jobs. He said there would be a $5 billion US education fund as part of the deal. 

Sep 20, 2020, 06:25 AM IST

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits amid rising political tension between US and China

He will be replaced by US General Manager Vanessa Pappas on an interim basis, TikTok said.

Aug 27, 2020, 12:08 PM IST

TikTok says 'simply have no choice' but to sue Donald Trump administration over threatened US ban

In a blog post, TikTok said, "We do not take suing the government lightly, however, we feel we have no choice but to take action to protect our rights..."

Aug 24, 2020, 22:51 PM IST

Donald Trump vows TikTok ban if no US sale deal reached by September 15

The comments came after Trump Friday he said he was planning to ban the Chinese-owned video app`s US operations after dismissing a possible sale to Microsoft.

Aug 04, 2020, 00:28 AM IST

US Senate Committee approves ban on using TikTok app by federal employees on government devices

TikTok spokeswoman Jamie Favazza said the company`s growing US team has no higher priority than promoting a safe app experience that protects users` privacy.

Jul 22, 2020, 22:35 PM IST

Amazon.com sends TikTok ban email to employees, later calls it error

It was not immediately clear what led to the initial ban by Amazon. One person familiar with the matter said senior Amazon executives were unaware of the request to delete TikTok from employee devices. 

Jul 11, 2020, 07:03 AM IST

Chinese company ByteDance set to suffer Rs 45000 crore loss due to ban on TikTok

Indian government’s decision to ban TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps will cause huge financial losses to all these companies with ByteDance – TikTok’s parent company – expected to suffer a loss of Rs 45,000 crore (USD 6 billion).

Jul 02, 2020, 13:33 PM IST

Zee5 to launch HiPi short video platform after India bans China's TikTok

Zee5 has already got a strong presence in the over-the-top (OTT) market with more than 1 lakh hours of TV shows along with 90+ live TV channels in 12 languages.

Jul 01, 2020, 23:16 PM IST

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, UC Browser

India on Monday (June 29) banned 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and Cam Scanner among others. A statement from the government said that the apps are 'engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order'.

Jun 30, 2020, 19:16 PM IST

Why actors Nikhil Siddhartha and Sundeep Kishan's tweet exchange on TikTok ban is trending

Soon after the announcement was made, Twitter was flooded in support of the decision and many stars also tweeted in favour of the ban. However, Nikhil Siddhartha's tweet confused the netizens.

Jun 30, 2020, 19:13 PM IST

We don’t share data with any government, clarifies TikTok after India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese mobile apps over national security and privacy concerns, TikTok India on Tuesday (June 30) released a statement saying it had been invited by the government to offer clarifications after it was blocked on Monday.

Jun 30, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

A day after India bans Chinese apps, south star Nayanthara's lookalike's TikTok videos go viral on social media - Watch

The lookalike goes by the handle name of MyTipsMyOwnStyle_Mithuzz on Instagram and in her bio mentions that she is a YouTuber. 

Jun 30, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Ban on TikTok video app lifted by Madras High Court

Appearing for TikTok, Senior Advocate Isaac Mohanlal informed the Court that there is technology in place to ensure that nude/obscene content is not uploaded through the app.

Apr 24, 2019, 19:45 PM IST

Suffering losses worth crores due to ban: TikTok's parent company tells Supreme Court

ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, told Supreme Court on Monday that it is suffering losses worth crores due to a ban on the video creating and sharing app.

Apr 22, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Rani Chatterjee's 'Gully Boy' dance is unmissable—Watch

A few days back, she even shared a TikTok video with her mother.

Apr 17, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Google blocks Chinese app TikTok in India after court order

The move comes hours after the Madras HC refused a request by China`s Bytedance Technology to suspend a ban on its TikTok app, putting its future in one of its key markets in doubt.

Apr 17, 2019, 08:23 AM IST