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# Technology
Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle
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.
# China
US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# China
TikTok ban in US to be challenged
The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.”
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# tiktok
Here's why everyone's talking about something called TikTok
The same, but different.