Tag: TikTok

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Instagram Reels Length Increased to 90 Seconds With Interactive Stickers

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TikTok is giving Meta-owned Instagram sleepless nights and now the giant photo and video sharing platform is taking a page from it and increasing...
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TikTok Testing Clear Mode That Declutters Your Viewing Experience

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TikTok is testing a new interface that changes the viewing experience on its app. Clear Mode lets you have a distraction-free viewing experience for the...

Tiktok Accused of Creating Fake User Accounts

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Former employees of ByteDance Inc. have revealed that the company created fake user accounts. ByteDance owns Tiktok, which hosts a variety of short-form user...
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Facebook Paid Republican Firm to Run TikTok Smear Campaign

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TikTok has been Facebook's number one rival in the social media space. Mark Zuckerberg, Meta's chief executive has even said that TikTok is a...
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TikTok Adds Watch History Feature

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I spend a ton of time on TikTok. It's literally the last app I close before going to bed and the first app to...
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Instagram Should Make This Privacy Feature Available for All

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TikTok has better privacy measures when compared to Instagram. One of TikTok's privacy features is the ability to hide following and follower lists on your...
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Tech Companies That Have Suspended Services in Russia

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Russia has now passed North Korea and Iran to become the most sanctioned nation in the world following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The...
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Tiktok Bans Russian Users From Uploading Content on the Platform

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The social media space saw notable changes when TikTok was launched back in the day. The platform now is probably the most popular social...
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TikTok Under Investigation on Its Impact on Young User’s Mental Health

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TikTok is now under investigation by several US State Attorneys who are trying to determine if the app violated state consumer protection laws. Social media...
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10 Minute TikTok Videos Are Finally Here

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TikTok is wreaking havoc in the social media industry, especially in the short video segment. The platform has become very popular in recent...
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Social Media Platforms Can’t Keep Up With Misinformation on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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Misinformation is a huge problem for social media platforms including TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram and Twitter. It has gotten worse with Russia's invasion of...
Maidan, Kiev, Ukraine | Image Courtesy - Silver Ringvee

How Tech Companies Are Responding to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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UPDATE: Meta has demoted links to Russian media on Facebook and Instagram. Content shared by Russian state media will stop being recommended on users...

Netflix Launches Kids Clips, a TikTok Clone Feature for Children

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TikTok isn't getting a break with rival apps trying to clone its features. The latest app to jump on the trend is Netflix. The streaming...
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YouTube to Default to Shorts When You Launch the App

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TikTok has really revolutionized the short-form video format on social media with rivals like Instagram and YouTube launching their own versions - Reels and...
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TikTok: Tips To Protect Your Privacy and Help You Stay Secure

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Here at Techweez, we are obsessed with consumer privacy. We've already written articles to help you protect your privacy and stay secure on multiple...

Facebook Brings Reels To The News Feed

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TikTok is giving Facebook a lot of headaches in the short video format. The app recently outranked Facebook and its family of apps to...
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TikTok Rolls Out New Privacy Features for Teens

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Social media platforms are ramping up features with the aim of protecting minors on their platform including Instagram and Google. TikTok is the latest...
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TikTok Dethrones Facebook as the World’s Most Downloaded App

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TikTok, a popular app among Gen Z and Millennials is now the most downloaded app in the world. The app even outranked Facebook and...
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TikTok Begins Testing TikTok Stories

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The world of social media networks is weird. Platforms copying features from each other and sometimes being unsuccessful at it - looking at you...
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Instagram Increases Reel Time Limit to 60 Seconds

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Instagram isn't giving up on going after TikTok. The giant social network is now increasing the time limit for Reels, its short-form video feature...
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TikTok’s New Feature Will Make You Stay Longer On The Already Addictive App

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Short-form video content platform, Tiktok, is rolling out the ability to publish videos with lengths triple what users have access to at the moment....
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Instagram Finally Becomes TikTok, Will Start Showing Full Screen Recommended Videos in Your Feed

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What do you do as a tech company when even subtly cloning features from rival apps doesn't keep users on your platform - steal...

Facebook Employees Are Tired Of Cloning Apps and Features

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Facebook has done a lot of cloning from rival apps. The company hasn't shied from introducing new copied features on its apps and platforms. Being...
Instagram Reels Remix

Reels Remix, Instagram’s version of TikTok Duets Officially Launched

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Instagram doesn't shy away from copying TikTok features. The latest one is Reels Remix which is a cloned version of TikTok Duet feature. Reels itself...
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TikTok Sale to Oracle Shelved Indefinitely

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The United States plan to force the sale of TikTok's American operations to American corporations has been shelved indefinitely, WSJ reports. This is thanks to...
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How to: Destroy Your Productivity By Installing TikTok On Android TV

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TikTok. The social media, video-sharing app that sprouted from nowhere to top charts, mainly during the pandemic period. The platform is owned ByteDance, a...
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Donald Trump Deplatformed: All the Social Media Networks and Websites That Have Banned/Restricted Him So Far

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There was a lot going on this past week but the complete chaos was when the US Capitol was sieged by insurrectionist mobs last...
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These Apps Kept Me Distracted This Year

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2020 was one exhausting d̶e̶c̶a̶d̶e̶ year. There was a lot of things going on. A global pandemic happened. We went into quarantine and time distortion...

Reddit Acquires TikTok Rival Dubsmash. Twitter, Facebook and Snap Were Also Interested.

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Short-form video is all the rage on social media and Reddit is now the latest tech giant to hop on that bandwagon - they...
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Former Instagram Founder Slated to Become TikTok’s Next CEO

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2020 is a year full of twists and turns. It is even interesting when it comes to TikTok that is actively looking for a...
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Oracle Might Get Full Access to TikTok’s Source Code in Proposed Deal

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The TikTok-US saga has been brewing since last month after Trump banned the app through an executive order. Later on, it was reported that...
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TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer Resigns After US Bans App

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TikTok CEO, Kevin Mayer resigned from the company. “In recent weeks, as the political environment has sharply changed, I have done significant reflection on what...
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TikTok Sues Trump’s Administration Over Executive Order Ban

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TikTok has sued the US government over the ban the Trump administration issued that affects its US operations. “We do not take suing the government...
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[UPDATED] Oracle Reportedly in Talks to Acquire TikTok

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Looks like every big tech company in the U.S wants to acquire a piece of the TikTok pie. Oracle is the latest. The enterprise...

Instagram Begins Switching the Explore Tab With Reels Tab for Some Users

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Instagram really wants its TikTok clone, Reels to gain more users as it recently officially launched globally. TikTok is in quite a pickle as it...