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1 Dec
The growth of the TikTok community has birthed the need for safety policies that guarantee the protection of each user on the platform. Hence, to meet this demand and create a positive-in-app experience, TikTok has launched the #SaferTogether the first-ever safety campaign for TikTok in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria).
26 Nov
Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda, Public Policy, and Government Relations Director, TikTok Africa talks about the Safer Together campaign. This is the latest TikTok safety policy that informs parents on how to ensure the safety of their children online.
8 Oct
In a video widely shared on TikTok and Twitter, a man claims that he recently found a mosquito with the number 38 stamped on its body. But is the insect in question actually a mosquito at all? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
19 Jul
The head of security at TikTok has stepped down reports that the social media giant will now be using Oracle’s US-based servers to store Americans’ data.
15 Jun
The Chinese fast fashion retail giant is facing allegations of child labor on social media. Shein debunked these claims with a TikTok video of their own. We tell you what we actually know about the fashion brands working conditions, in this edition of Truth or Fake.
14 Jun
The Chinese fast fashion retail giant Shein is facing allegations of child labour on TikTok. Shein then debunked these claims with a TikTok video of its own. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we take a closer look and tell you what we know about the brand's working conditions.
26 Mar
The social media platform is reportedly shadowbanning posts containing certain terms. TikTok blamed algorithm flaws for the blocks.
22 Mar
Nigeria's TikTok content creators are killing it these days! They're among the most enthusiastic users of the Chinese-owned video-sharing platform in Africa. More and more young Africans are signing up and sharing on TikTok, and driving its growth.
13 Mar
In a sign that their content is choreographed and scripted, several Russian TikTok influencers have been spotted reciting the same text related to the war in Ukraine. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 Mar
The video-sharing app TikTok has become a tool in the hybrid war in Ukraine, but fake news and scams connected to the conflict also abound on the platform. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 Mar
Nigeria's TikTok content creators are killing it these days! They're among the most enthusiastic users of the Chinese-owned video-sharing platform in Africa. More and more young Africans are signing up and sharing on TikTok, and driving its growth.
13 Feb
Malawian musician Giddes Chalamanda had never dreamed in his 92 years that he might one day be famous enough to dine with the president followed by a night in a luxury hotel. Last month the singer did both, thanks to his unlikely new stardom on TikTok, a social media platform beloved of youths four generations removed from him -- one he can't access because he lacks a smartphone or even electricity to charge one.

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