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TikTok appoints US external advisors for content moderation

TikTok appoints US external advisors for content moderation

TikTok has been under a lot of scrutiny in recent months, in the US particularly, over how its content moderation policies work. Now the app has appointed what US general manager Vanessa Pappas described as “an external council of leading experts to advise TikTok on content moderation policies covering a wide range of topics… thought leaders who …

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‘TikTok for musicians’ Jamiphy joins Y Combinator accelerator

‘TikTok for musicians’ Jamiphy joins Y Combinator accelerator

We wrote about startup Jamiphy in August 2019 after we spotted its profile pop up on an investment website. It was billing itself as ‘TikTok for Musicians’ – an app where artists could “create short musical videos with others, and with AI musicians using any instrument or style”. The company has since launched its app in Indonesia, and now …

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TikTok was downloaded 113m times in February says Sensor Tower

TikTok was downloaded 113m times in February says Sensor Tower

App analytics firm Sensor Tower has published its latest estimates for TikTok’s popularity. The company reckons that the app had its best month ever in terms of downloads and revenues in February 2020. In fact, TikTok was the most-downloaded non-game app in the world last month, with its 113m App Store and Google Play downloads representing …

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TikTok may be banned in India! Madras High Court gave instructions to the Central Government

TikTok may be banned in India! Madras High Court gave instructions to the Central Government

TikTok Chennai: Madras High Court Has asked the central government to ban the Chinese video mobile app ‘Tick-Talk’. The court said that this is spoiling the future of the youth and the minds of the children. Hearing the plea filed by a lawyer, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday issued an …

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"Flip the Switch Challenge" on TikTok seduces stars

“Flip the Switch Challenge” on TikTok seduces stars

For the past few days, a new challenge has been bothering TikTok: the “Flip the Switch Challenge”. A trend that has won over many, including celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Camila Cabello. The “Flip the Switch Challenge” arrives on TikTok Launched on TikTok, only a few hours ago, the “Flip the Switch Challenge” immediately conquered …

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