China unlikely to approve Oracle and Walmart’s TikTok deal, state media says

TikTok’s proposed US partnership with Oracle and Walmart is unlikely to win approval in Beijing, Chinese state media says. China’s state-run Global Times newspaper published an editorial late Monday saying the deal to keep the video-sharing app alive in America … Read more…

Trump Administration Moves To Ban Popular Chinese Apps TikTok And WeChat | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Mother crashes through ceiling while daughter is creating a TikTok post | Your Morning

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TikTok Reportedly Planning to Sue Trump Administration Over Executive Ban

TikTok is planning to sue the Trump administration, challenging his recent executive order banning the service from the United States. via NPR: The video-sharing app hugely popular with the smartphone generation will file the federal lawsuit as soon as Tuesday, according … Read more…

Twitter, TikTok Have Held Preliminary Talks About Possible Combination

Twitter has had preliminary talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the popular video-sharing app that the Trump administration has declared a national-security threat due to its Chinese ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL … Read more…

Trump issues executive order banning TikTok from operating in 45 days if it’s not sold by Chinese parent company

President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order that would ban the social media app TikTok from operating in the US in 45 days if it is not sold by its Chinese parent company ByteDance. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Senate bans federal employees from using TikTok on government devices

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill banning federal employees from using the social media app TikTok on government-issued devices. Authorities have raised security concerns about the video-sharing platform because it’s owned by the Chinese-based company ByteDance. The … Read more…

Trump Looks to Ban TikTok and WeChat, Could Also Affect Games Industry

Update (8/6/20) – White House officials have confirmed to the LA Times that the executive order regarding Tencent and WeChat only blocks transactions related to WeChat. Original story follows. [poilib element=”accentDivider”] United States President Donald Trump has signed an executive … Read more…

Trump signs orders banning US business with TikTok owner ByteDance and Tencent's WeChat

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday banning transactions with ByteDance, the parent company of popular app TikTok . The White House also announced that he signed a similar order banning transactions with WeChat, a messaging app that … Read more…

Instagram’s Short-Video Feature Reels Debuts in U.S. as Threats to TikTok Mount

Facebook’s Instagram has launched a short-video feature in the U.S., challenging the empire that Chinese social-media upstart TikTok has built on user-generated dance videos, comedy skits and viral challenges. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Must Read: Can TikTok Take on the Beauty Industry? Ta-Nehisi Coates to Guest Edit ‘Vanity Fair”s September Issue

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Can TikTok take on the beauty industry?Lucy Maguire delved into the beauty potential of TikTok for Vogue Business. The app’s top influencers have recently launched beauty brands, and if the U.S. … Read more…

‘You’ve lost the plot’: Gordon Ramsay takes aim at US TikTok mum’s ‘microwaved fish and chips’

A woman who has become infamous among UK social media users thanks to her how (not) to videos on making traditional British dishes has now attracted the wrath of a chef she should not want to mess with. Entertainment News … Read more…

Donald Trump Now Okay With Microsoft Buying TikTok After Fake Threat To Ban Social Media App

Source: NurPhoto / Getty Donald Trump is now open to Microsoft purchasing TikTok after initially threatening to ban the social media platform. The orange menace, Donald Trump, is changing his tune when it comes to TikTok. On Friday (Jul.31), Trump … Read more…

Pompeo says U.S. may take action against TikTok and other Chinese tech companies "shortly"

Days after President Donald Trump announced he could use an executive order to ban TikTok from the United States, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the administration is “closing in on a solution and I think you’ll see the president’s … Read more…

T.I. & Tiny’s Daughter Heiress Does ‘Wipe It Down’ Challenge On TikTok & It’s The Cutest Video Ever

T.I. and Tiny’s daughter Heiress has definitely inherited her parents’ star power and charm. She did the ‘Wipe It Down’ TikTok video challenge, while blowing kisses and throwing victory signs. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping + … Read more…

In The Loop: Air Filtration At Schools, Fact-Checking On TikTok, & Election Security Concerns

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Wells Fargo tells employees to uninstall TikTok while Amazon reverses its own ban

Amazon may have backed away from telling employees to uninstall TikTok, but it seems Wells Fargo actually went through with it. The Information reported that the San Francisco-based financial institution recently told its workers to remove TikTok from any company-issued … Read more…