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From TheJournal.ie US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

From TheJournal.ie TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up Security Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok working to remove suicide video clips Banned

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app Tiktok

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat Tiktok

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets China

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok ban in US to be challenged China

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

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

From TheJournal.ie China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre Social Media

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

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

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

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

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

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

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

Trump said that Microsoft was in talks to buy TikTok.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation Social Media

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app White House

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error' Tech

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers Online Army

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing political, nothing stressful. Just calm tadpoles': Tyrone teen on her international TikTok fame Tadpole Girl

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery Tiktok

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade Tiktok

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps Tiktok

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing Censorship

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

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

From TheJournal.ie As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice Media And Marketing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US ‘launches review of popular China-owned video app TikTok’ Review

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos Tiktok

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

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

Here's why everyone's talking about something called TikTok

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