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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.

Ban Chinese video-sharing apps like Likee and Tik Tok: Bangladesh security force chief

Bangladesh’s elite security battalion chief has recommended a ban on video-sharing apps like Chinese  TikTok and Likee as they are being used to “conduct criminal activities”, Dhaka Tribune reported.

Twitter, Google, TikTok fined by Russian court for failing to comply with Moscow's directive

Moscow: A court in Russia has fined social network site Twitter 19 million rubles (USD 259,000) for not deleting content the country views as illegal, according to reports.

Pakistan: Peshawar High Court directs PTA to ban TikTok over 'obscene' content

Islamabad/UNI: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to ban TikTok — the popular social media platform for entertainment videos — for allegedly "spreading obscenity in society".

Bosnian Police prevent 2 minors from committing suicide over TikTok calls from Russia

Belgrade/Sputnik: Police of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) stopped two children from committing suicide over TikTok calls from Russia, police inspector Sasa Petrovic said on Saturday.

European Consumer Organisation accuses Tik Tok of failing to protect children from inappropriate content

London: The European Consumer Organisation BEUC has filed a complaint with the European Commission and the network of consumer protection authorities against TikTok, the China-made video sharing platform extremely popular with children and teenagers.

US Commerce Department backs off from shutting down TikTok

Washington/Sputnik: The US Commerce Department is backing off from enforcing a shutdown of Chinese-owned TikTok video-sharing app after a federal court ruling prevented the move, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Canada's Shopify to partner with TikTok to facilitate merchants to sell things in-app

Ottawa/IBNS: In an attempt to grow its customer base and to facilitate it's one million-plus merchants' ease of advertising their products on the video-sharing app, Ottawa-based e-commerce company Shopify said Tuesday that it will be partnering with TikTok, a viral Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance. 

Pakistan: Tik Tok star Jannat Mirza decides to shift to Japan, blames 'low mentality' of Pakistanis as the reason behind her decision

Islamabad: Pakistan's Tik Tok star Jannat Mirza recently announced she has decided to  shift to Japan due to the 'low mentality' of Pakistanis.

Donald Trump’s ban on TikTok downloads in US halted: Court Documents

Moscow/Sputnik: A US federal judge has blocked the ban of President Donald Trump’s administration on the downloads of TikTok, a video-sharing app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, court documents show.