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TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads, India tops the chart

TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads, India tops the chart

Social video app TikTok has reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store as well as Google Play and India leads the chart with 466.8 million or about 31 per cent of all unique installs.In 2019, the app accumulated 614 million downloads — six per cent more than it had last year, reported mobile

Class 12 boy held for posting morphed videos on TikTok

 A class 12 student was arrested here for morphing videos of two sisters and posting it on the Chinese social networking app TikTok.According to the police, the victims found their morphed videos on the social networking sites and lodged a complaint.The Azamgarh police arrested the accused identified as Pankaj Sahni,18, on Tuesday. Sahni told the

TikTok owner ByteDance unveils its first smartphone

 Chinese conglomerate ByteDance that owns popular short video-sharing app TikTok has finally unveiled its rumoured smartphone named Nut Pro 3 under the Smartisan brand in China, the media has reported.The device is up on sale in China for 2,899 yuan or $412.The device, also known as Jianguo Pro 3, was developed in tandem with smartphone

Canada polls: NPD leader Jagmeet Singh luring youngsters via TikTok

New Democratic Party (NPD) leader Jagmeet Singh, a contender in Monday’s Canadian general elections and also the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit as a provincial legislator in Ontario, has reached out to young voters in the country via TikTok, the video sharing app.Singh has made it a priority to try to connect with young voters

TikTok ‘poaching’ Facebook employees right in its backyard

Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is reportedly poaching Facebook employees and has moved into an office space in Mountain View, California that used to be frequented by WhatsApp workers before it was acquired by the social networking giant in 2014.According to a CNBC report, TikTok and its parent company ByteDance have also posted several job

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

Eight out of 10 millenials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey by news app Inshorts.This comes after the Madras High Court last week advised the Central government to ban the app claiming it was encouraging pornography among youngsters.The court said that inappropriate content was being

SC agrees to look into TikTok row

High Court asks Centre to ban ‘TikTok’ app

High Court asks Centre to ban ‘TikTok’ app. The Madras High Court has asked the Central government to ban the Chinese video mobile application ‘TikTok‘, saying it spoils the future of youths and minds of children. Hearing a petition filed by an advocate, the Madurai Bench of the High Court on Wednesday also issued an

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

Ludhiana lunched TikTok Safety Center

Tik Tok Safety Center: TikTok the world’s leading short video platform on Friday launched the localized version of its Safety Center .Ludhiana lunched TikTok Safety Center . A local website that consists of safety policies tools and resources to equip users with product education and protection measures when using TikTok. The Safety Center is available