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Cyberattack on TikTok targets certain 'high-profile' accounts

A recent cyberattack on TikTok, the popular short-form video-sharing platform, has targeted an undisclosed number of 'high-profile' accounts, including brand and celebrity accounts such as CNN and Paris Hilton. According to Jason Grosse, a spokesperson for TikTok's privacy and security team, the platform has taken steps to stop the attack.

How does TikTok's algorithm work?

The algorithm behind TikTok's content recommendations has once again drawn mainstream attention following the recent US ruling for ByteDance, its Chinese owner, to divest its US assets or risk a nationwide ban of the app. Here is a breakdown of how TikTok's algorithm operates and why it is generating so much discussion recently.

TikTok launches photo-sharing app to compete against instagram

TikTok, the short-form video platform, is venturing into new territory with the launch of TikTok Notes, a photo-sharing app, as a competitor to Meta’s Instagram. The new app is currently being introduced in Canada and Australia, and is available for download on both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

With a new look, Facebook wants to be more like TikTok

Facebook is set to launch a vertical-first video player, promising a more uniform design and user experience across various video formats, including Reels, long-form videos, and live videos. 

TikTok removes over 75 lakh videos in Bangladesh

TikTok has removed a total of 7,599,349 (over 75 lakh) videos in Bangladesh for violating Community Guidelines in Q4 2023. Comparatively, in Q3 2023, 8,147,484 (over 80 lakh) Bangladeshi videos were removed by TikTok, showing a notable decrease in total videos removed from quarter-to-quarter.

U.S. passes bill that could potentially ban TikTok

The U.S. House of Representatives has recently approved a bill that requires ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok, to sell off its American assets within six months or risk being banned from operating in the country.

Is Gen-Z really ageing faster than earlier generations?

Companies quickly multiplied this awareness and fear, packaged it, and sold it back to us.

EU to formally investigate TikTok over content safety rules

The European Union is set to investigate potential breaches in online content rules by TikTok, according to a recent statement by an EU official. As per the statement, if TikTok is found guilty of breaking rules meant to safeguard children and promote transparent advertising, the popular short-video-sharing platform will be liable to a large fine.

Apurba explores TikTok headquarters

In a recent visit to the TikTok headquarters, renowned Bangladeshi actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba expressed his admiration for the unique atmosphere of the popular social media platform's main office. The acclaimed artiste, currently on a break from his hectic acting schedule, took a trip to Dubai and explored the TikTok headquarters.

June 5, 2024
June 5, 2024

Cyberattack on TikTok targets certain 'high-profile' accounts

A recent cyberattack on TikTok, the popular short-form video-sharing platform, has targeted an undisclosed number of 'high-profile' accounts, including brand and celebrity accounts such as CNN and Paris Hilton. According to Jason Grosse, a spokesperson for TikTok's privacy and security team, the platform has taken steps to stop the attack.

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

How does TikTok's algorithm work?

The algorithm behind TikTok's content recommendations has once again drawn mainstream attention following the recent US ruling for ByteDance, its Chinese owner, to divest its US assets or risk a nationwide ban of the app. Here is a breakdown of how TikTok's algorithm operates and why it is generating so much discussion recently.

April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024

TikTok launches photo-sharing app to compete against instagram

TikTok, the short-form video platform, is venturing into new territory with the launch of TikTok Notes, a photo-sharing app, as a competitor to Meta’s Instagram. The new app is currently being introduced in Canada and Australia, and is available for download on both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

April 4, 2024
April 4, 2024

With a new look, Facebook wants to be more like TikTok

Facebook is set to launch a vertical-first video player, promising a more uniform design and user experience across various video formats, including Reels, long-form videos, and live videos. 

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

TikTok removes over 75 lakh videos in Bangladesh

TikTok has removed a total of 7,599,349 (over 75 lakh) videos in Bangladesh for violating Community Guidelines in Q4 2023. Comparatively, in Q3 2023, 8,147,484 (over 80 lakh) Bangladeshi videos were removed by TikTok, showing a notable decrease in total videos removed from quarter-to-quarter.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

U.S. passes bill that could potentially ban TikTok

The U.S. House of Representatives has recently approved a bill that requires ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok, to sell off its American assets within six months or risk being banned from operating in the country.

March 4, 2024
March 4, 2024

Is Gen-Z really ageing faster than earlier generations?

Companies quickly multiplied this awareness and fear, packaged it, and sold it back to us.

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

EU to formally investigate TikTok over content safety rules

The European Union is set to investigate potential breaches in online content rules by TikTok, according to a recent statement by an EU official. As per the statement, if TikTok is found guilty of breaking rules meant to safeguard children and promote transparent advertising, the popular short-video-sharing platform will be liable to a large fine.

January 11, 2024
January 11, 2024

Apurba explores TikTok headquarters

In a recent visit to the TikTok headquarters, renowned Bangladeshi actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba expressed his admiration for the unique atmosphere of the popular social media platform's main office. The acclaimed artiste, currently on a break from his hectic acting schedule, took a trip to Dubai and explored the TikTok headquarters.

December 13, 2023
December 13, 2023

'Big Bang Theory' star Kate Micucci reveals lung cancer diagnosis

Kate Micucci, known for portraying Lucy on “The Big Bang Theory” for three seasons, disclosed her lung cancer diagnosis on TikTok last week.

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