TikTok files lawsuit against Montana's statewide ban of the video sharing app
Social media company TikTok has filed a lawsuit to overturn Montana’s first-in-the-nation ban on the video sharing app.
TikTok, social media trends push performance crimes into US spotlight
A rise in thefts of Hyundais and Kias is linked to viral videos posted to TikTok and other social media platforms that teach people how to exploit a security weakness to steal the cars.
Montana enacts complete ban on TikTok
Montana has become the first state to effectively ban TikTok completely with the governor signing a measure that goes into effect on Jan. 1. Brian Haugli, the CEO of Sidechannel joined LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow to discuss the ban and how it would work.
Texas parents charge 19-year-old daughter rent; reveal criticism and support
People are sounding off on TikTok as parents charging their children rent has become a topic of discussion. Check out how one family navigated their adult daughter living at home.
Viral video shows dozens of live fish thrown away in dumpster outside Idaho PetSmart
A viral video on TikTok shows dumpster divers discovering a box of live betta fish in the trash outside an Idaho PetSmart. Here's how the company responded.
Tow truck driving TikToker shows how thieves steal car parts
A tow truck driver turned TikToker is warning people across the D.C. region about car thieves.
10 kids hospitalized from spicy gum used in TikTok challenge
In the TikTok challenge, people chew the gum and try to blow a bubble despite how hot the gum is. Officials say the gum is equivalent to pepper spray.
What is Lemon8?: TikTok parent company introduces new social media app
The app, called Lemon8, is a photo-based app that could be described as a mixture of Instagram and Pinterest with sprinkles of videos that resemble those posted on TikTok.
University of Florida bans TikTok on school devices and Wi-Fi, 'effective immediately'
The University of Florida has officially banned use of the social media app TikTok on university-owned devices and on devices connected to school Wi-Fi.
TikTok fined $15.9M by UK watchdog for misusing children’s data
The watchdog says TikTok allowed as many as 1.4 million kids in the U.K. under 13 to use the app despite the platform's rules prohibiting children that young from setting up accounts.
Members of Congress active on TikTok defend app’s impact to reach voters
Congressional members on TikTok say they use it to connect with voters they wouldn't otherwise reach. But most lawmakers are in favor of limiting the popular social media app or even banning it.
TikTok ban pushed by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley blocked in Senate
Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley called TikTok “digital fentanyl" and argued it could give the Chinese government access to data from 150 million American users.
Biden's TikTok moves testing young voters
Recent moves by Biden, including pressuring TikTok over its Chinese ownership, are testing the loyalty of young voters, a group that’s largely been in his corner.
Skeptical US lawmakers grill TikTok CEO over safety concerns
The CEO of TikTok has been grilled by a U.S. congressional committee to make the case for why the hugely popular video-sharing app shouldn’t be banned.
How TikTok collects your data, even if you don’t use TikTok
Questions over how ByteDance collects and shares information – and who the company shares it with – have been plaguing the social media giant for months.
"That's creepy" Lawmaker slams TikTok CEO over app snooping allegations on kids and teens
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew used the Chinese-owned social media platform under fire from U.S. lawmakers and the intelligence community as a potential national security threat to send a video message to American users ahead of his expected testimony before Congress Thursday that, "Some politicians have started talking about banning TikTok." "Now this could take TikTok away from all 150 million of you," Chew said in the video, which now has more than 8.2 million views and more than 907,500 likes as of Thursday morning.
TikTok CEO opening statements amid Congressional testimony
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified Thursday morning in front of Congress, addressing concerns over the popular social media app. Chew's opening statements lasted for approximately six minutes.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress video-sharing app is safe, urge against ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is due to answer questions Thursday from U.S. lawmakers concerned about the social media platform's effects on its young user base and possible national security risks.
7 dangerous TikTok challenges for kids that parents must know about: 'Extreme and risky'
Risky challenges on TikTok have many parents, caregivers and doctors concerned.
TikTok will add specific STEM feed with math, engineering content, amid recent restrictions
The news follows China appealing Friday to other governments to treat its companies fairly after Britain and New Zealand joined the United States in restricting use of TikTok due to fears the Chinese-owned short video service might be a security risk.