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Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok
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Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok

Sep 15th 2021, 4:37 PM 8,749 Views 6 Comments

The second inquiry will focus on transfers by TikTok of personal data to China.

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland
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TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland

Jul 27th 2021, 9:01 AM 11,576 Views 19 Comments

The new centre will create over 50 jobs in security, privacy and policy.

Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison
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Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison

Jul 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 50,150 Views 0 Comments

The video has been viewed more than 400,000 times.

TikTok removes 62 million videos for breaking its rules in just three months
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TikTok removes 62 million videos for breaking its rules in just three months

Jun 30th 2021, 10:41 PM 15,757 Views 9 Comments

The social media firm’s latest transparency report shows millions of videos and accounts were removed in the first quarter of 2021.

FactFind: How deep is Ireland's trade and investment relationship with China?
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FactFind: How deep is Ireland's trade and investment relationship with China?

Jun 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 11,178 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s ties with Chinese companies and investors have strengthened significantly in the past decade.

'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest
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'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest

May 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 69,497 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar contacted the companies following a protest in March.

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
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Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey

Feb 9th 2021, 6:20 AM 7,387 Views 7 Comments

Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl
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Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:47 PM 46,827 Views 16 Comments

Medical experts have warned about the danger of a challenge being taken up by some young people.

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?
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Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?

Jan 16th 2021, 10:00 PM 44,736 Views 25 Comments

Soon may the Wellerman come, to bring us sugar and tea and rum.

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
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Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban

Dec 28th 2020, 8:47 PM 17,030 Views 17 Comments

US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19
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HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 13,105 Views 8 Comments

The HSE has said it’s “very happy” with the role its advertising has played in keeping people in Ireland “informed and motivated” during the pandemic.

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app
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TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

Sep 28th 2020, 7:09 AM 14,620 Views 1 Comment

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'
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TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:34 AM 7,572 Views 8 Comments

The Chinese-owned app is seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban.

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle
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Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

Sep 21st 2020, 12:03 PM 15,804 Views 10 Comments

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
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US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,453 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
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TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

Sep 14th 2020, 10:58 AM 17,364 Views 9 Comments

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
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TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,905 Views 21 Comments

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app
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TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

Aug 24th 2020, 9:57 PM 9,208 Views 0 Comments

The app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world.

TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown
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TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:21 AM 15,531 Views 11 Comments

The video app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US.

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat
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TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

Aug 17th 2020, 10:40 PM 12,815 Views 10 Comments

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal
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Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

Aug 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 230,176 Views 126 Comments

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets
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Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

Aug 15th 2020, 11:07 AM 22,331 Views 56 Comments

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app’s 100 million users in the US.

TikTok ban in US to be challenged
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TikTok ban in US to be challenged

Aug 14th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,277 Views 12 Comments

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok
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China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 10:10 AM 35,765 Views 59 Comments

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre
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'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre

Aug 6th 2020, 9:10 AM 64,045 Views 87 Comments

The €420 million data centre, the company’s first in Europe, is to be operational by 2022.

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?
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Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

Aug 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 18,550 Views 13 Comments

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise
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Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise

Aug 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 37,305 Views 71 Comments

Trump said that Microsoft was in talks to buy TikTok.

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation
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Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:02 AM 21,106 Views 26 Comments

The reports emerged as US President Donald Trump said he would ban the Chinese-owned app in the US.

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app
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TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

Updated Aug 1st 2020, 1:50 PM 125,493 Views 174 Comments

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data
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TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data

Jul 20th 2020, 9:15 AM 11,383 Views 37 Comments

TikTok head of public policy for Europe told the BBC: “It’s completely false.”

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'
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Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Jul 11th 2020, 12:04 PM 16,507 Views 21 Comments

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers
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Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers

Jun 27th 2020, 8:00 PM 57,886 Views 49 Comments

The Trump campaign boasted than more than one million tickets were requested but just 6,200 people attended.

'Nothing political, nothing stressful. Just calm tadpoles': Tyrone teen on her international TikTok fame
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'Nothing political, nothing stressful. Just calm tadpoles': Tyrone teen on her international TikTok fame

Jun 11th 2020, 8:23 PM 21,600 Views 12 Comments

Hannah McSorley is affectionately known as “tadpole girl” and has an audience scattered across the USA, UK, Ireland and beyond.

'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery
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'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery

Updated May 26th 2020, 1:08 PM 53,013 Views 54 Comments

IFA president Tim Cullinan called on those recording the videos to show more responsibility.

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
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Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

May 5th 2020, 10:36 PM 173,693 Views 70 Comments

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps
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How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

Dec 1st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,124 Views 7 Comments

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing
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Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing

Nov 28th 2019, 7:03 AM 7,958 Views 14 Comments

TikTok initially denied it removed the clip but later admitted it, claiming it was done in human error.

As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice
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As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice

Nov 15th 2019, 11:14 AM 16,081 Views 12 Comments

First it will get your customers’ eyeballs, then your marketing budgets.

US ‘launches review of popular China-owned video app TikTok’
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US ‘launches review of popular China-owned video app TikTok’

Nov 2nd 2019, 3:15 PM 19,113 Views 30 Comments

TikTok claims to have more than 500 million active users in some 150 countries and regions.

Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos
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Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:44 PM 9,505 Views 11 Comments

An employee at TikTok said that about 10 accounts were removed for posting the videos.

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