A teenager in the United States was rescued after flashing a hand signal that was popularized on TikTok indicating domestic violence. Experts say sharing such resources on social media can help those most at risk.
A 16-year-old girl learned a hand gesture on TikTok to signal for help. Law enforcement says it saved her life. The 16-year-old girl sat beside her alleged kidnapper, looking out the car window at the other people on the road — people who could save her, if they only knew what was happening.
These are the confraternity members allegedly behind the recent assault and dehumanisation of Olivia, a Nigerian-based TikToker. They will soon be charged to court. WARNING: This video contains graphic scenes.
There are some cases of fake news that are clearer than others. Misinformation or blurring the lines of truth and propaganda is an art form that some TikTok accounts appear to have refined. We take a closer look at two examples concerning the war in Syria.
TikTok tests ability for five-minute videos
In a video posted on Tik Tok and Instagram, French President Emmanuel Macron answers a question about the health pass and says it allows businesses and places of culture to remain "open" in the face of the Delta variant, which he says is "even more formidable".
It is the fourth time that the wildly popular video sharing app has been blocked in Pakistan and the third time this year. Free speech advocates are critical of growing censorship since PM Imran Khan took office in 2018.
For the second time this month, the video-sharing platform TikTok faces demands to pay more than €1 billion. The company has come under heavy scrutiny for its privacy regulations.
US President Joe Biden has halted the move to ban the Chinese-developed apps as his adminsitration conducts their own review into whether they are really a national security threat.
A Dutch parents group claims that TikTok is putting children at risk with its content and is collecting too much data. They claim the Chinese smartphone app is in breach of EU law.
Tech-savvy Catholic priests in the Philippines are turning to Tiktok to connect with young believers, dancing to popular songs and sharing homilies in the video-sharing platform as the pandemic forced the Catholic-majority country’s faithful online.