Google, Facebook among tech firms suspending Hong Kong requests for user data
Technology giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter have temporarily stopped processing requests from Hong Kong authorities for access to user data, after a new national security law was implemented. The new rules could see employees of companies which don't comply with the rules face up to six months in prison. The Chinese-owned video platform Tiktok has announced it will pull its app from download stores in Hong Kong as a result of the measures.
Indians comment after New Delhi bans TikTok
Indians react to the banning of popular Chinese app TikTok as New Delhi's ties with Beijing deteriorate sharply following a deadly border clash.
How social media became a part of our everyday lives
Did you know that the world’s first recognisable social media site was created in 1997 and was called Six Degrees? Watch this short video to see how much has changed since Six Degrees began the trend of enabling users to upload photos and connect with others. Have a Happy Social Media Day.
FG approves partial reopening of schools, lifts interstate lockdown, COVID-19 cases surpass 10 million and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
'Did TikTokers and K-pop fans foil Trump's Tulsa rally?'
In our first in-studio press review since France's lockdown measures began in March, we explore claims that TikTok users and K-pop fans sabotaged Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, as well as the Egyptian president's threat to intervene in Libya and a petition to change the name of Columbus, Ohio to "Flavortown".
Fire delays opening Lagos/Ibadan outbound lane, Resident doctors suspend strike and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.