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.
Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday blocked access to popular video-sharing app TikTok, for its failure to remove "inappropriate content".
Islamabad/UNI: A Pakistan Court on Friday ended the countrywide suspension of popular video-sharing mobile application TikTok.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Islamabad: Pakistan's Tik Tok star Jannat Mirza recently announced she has decided to shift to Japan due to the 'low mentality' of Pakistanis.
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.