March 23, 2023 00:16 (IST)
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Norway warns officials against using TikTok, Telegram

Oslo: The Norwegian Justice Ministry said that government officials should not install TikTok or Telegram applications on their work devices due to security concerns.

Canadian officials warn citizens to protect themselves amid Chinese company owned Tiktok's data harvesting claims

Ottawa: Canadian officials have warned citizens to be wary of apps that could leave their data in the "wrong hands" at a time when popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok faces claims that it has spied on its users.

US: Georgia Gov Brian Kemp bans China-owned TikTok in Peach State executive agencies

Georgia: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has now banned executive agencies from using the China-owned video-sharing app TikTok.

US Senator describes China-owned Tik Tok as an 'enormous threat'

Washington: US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) has described China-owned video-sharing app TikTok as an enormous threat to America's privacy.

TikTok denies tracking US citizens

Washington/UNI: TikTok has denied a report that a China-based team at its parent company ByteDance planned to use the app to track the locations of US citizens.

Taliban govt to ban Pubg, Tiktok in Afghanistan in 3 months

The Taliban government has decided to ban Pub G and TikTok apps in the next three months.

UK Parliament closes its TikTok account amid risk of data being passed to Chinese govt

London: The UK Parliament has shut down its TikTok account after MPs raised concerns about the risk of data being passed to the Chinese government, media reports said on Wednesday.

Ukraine war: Over 20 pc drop in Russian contributors on YouTube

Moscow: YouTube has witnessed a 21 percent drop in the number of Russian-language active contributors from February 24, the day when Russia launched its military operation in Ukraine, to April 20, according to the data unveiled on Saturday by the Russian analytical group Brand Analytics.

Taliban bans PUBG, Tiktok

Kabul: The Taliban government has directed the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) to ban access to online game Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and the video-sharing app TikTok, stating that the younger generation is going astray due to them.

Facebook, TikTok continue ban on posts promoting Talibans after Afghanistan fall

New Delhi/IBNS: Social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok on Tuesday announced that they won’t lift bans on content that promotes the Taliban after the group took control of Afghanistan.

Pakistan: Telecom regulatory authority blocks TikTok

Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday blocked access to popular video-sharing app TikTok, for its failure to remove "inappropriate content".

Pakistan Court lifts ban on mobile app TikTok

Islamabad/UNI: A Pakistan Court on Friday ended the countrywide suspension of popular video-sharing mobile application TikTok.

Pakistan bans video sharing platform Tik Tok for content celebrating “LGBTQ-Pride Month”

Karachi: A Pakistani court  has banned popular video sharing platform  TikTok, which is owned by China's byte Dance, for its 'immoral content' and celebrating “LGBTQ-Pride Month”, meia reports said on Tuesday.

Tik Tok changes privacy policy, to soon start collecting American’s faces and voices

Beijing: Tik Tok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, has recently changed its privacy policy for American users last week.

Biden replaces Trump-era order to ban TikTok with a review order to examine risks of foreign-controlled apps

Washington/IBNs: US President Joe Biden has scrapped the Trump-era executive order to ban popular apps Tikok and WeChat and ordered a Commerce Department review to examine security risks posed by such foreign controlled applications to the people of the United States and their data, according to media reports.