TikTok Browser Can Monitor Users' Activity: Report
A recent study has demonstrated that the web browser used within China's TikTok app can trace every keystroke made by its users, fueling concerns about data privacy. Felix Krause, a former Google engineer, and privacy researcher conducted the study. TikTok, on the other hand, stated in… read-more
Tags: TikTok, user activity, Report, browser, User Data
Apple Threatens To Fire Hardware Engineer Over TikTok Video
Apple has allegedly threatened to fire a hardware engineer after it was discovered that she had released a video with basic iPhone security instructions on the Chinese short-form video app TikTok. According to The Verge, Apple employee Paris Campbell was warned she violated company rules by "policy by identifying… read-more
Tags: Apple, TikTok, hardware engineer, Viral video, iphone
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TikTok Parent Company ByteDance To Develop New Music App, 'TikTok Music'
TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, is developing a new music app named "TikTok Music," according to a trademark application filed with US Patent and Trademark Office. The actual debut date is undisclosed. It will compete with music streaming behemoths such as Spotify, Apple, and Google. TikTok Music by ByteDance would allow users to "live stream audio and video… read-more
Tags: TikTok, Apple, spotify, music app, ByteDance
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Khaby Lame Surpasses All Other TikTok Video Creators With 142.8 Million Followers
Khaby Lame has set a new record on Tiktok with 142.8 million followers. The 22-year-video old's content involves reacting to ridiculous life-hack clips and replicating the video himself to demonstrate an even simpler and more rational hack. Lame's videos include no dialogue. His straight-faced classic emotions and body language have earned him one of the most highly appreciated and recognized Tik Tok creators worldwide.
Tags: TikTok, Followers, Khaby Lame, video creator, Social Media
TikTok Fame Malawian Musician Wins Birthday Party With President
A 92-year-old Malawian singer Giddes Chalamanda became TikTok sensation and won a dine with President Lazarus Chakwera, followed by a night in a luxury hotel. "I did not expect that I would be invited to State House," Chalamanda told Reuters. He further added, President also asked my opinion about Malawi’s music. Chalamanda become famous by putting on a reggae tune with drums and synthesizers which got 80 million views.
Tags: TikTok, Malawi Singer, President, Giddes Chalamanda, Lazarus Chakwera
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Bulgarian Firefighter Trainer Amazes People With Speed & Strength
A heroic act of a firefighter trainer has gone viral on social media which showcases his strength and speed. The 17-second clip was shared on TikTok that shows the man running with a ladder in his hand. Reportedly, George is from Bulgaria and is a national record holder. The video has gained 50 million views on TikTok and netizens compared him to Spider-man.
Tags: firefighters, George, Bulgaria, TikTok, bizzare story
Woman Blogger Makes Cotton Candy In Clothes Dryer, Goes Viral
In an interesting manner, a blogger named Tammy Louise made cotton candy in a unique way. She posted a three minute video, making cotton candy, with a clothes dryer. Tammy's video was shared on TikTik demonstrating the whole process and captioned "I'm lost for words." The blogger added lots of sugar and blueberry soda to the dryer and in a few minutes, she revealed a blue cotton candy.
Tags: Cotton Candy, TikTok, Tammy Louise, Bizarre news, Clothes dryer
'Underground Alien Race' To Be Discovered In Aug: Self-Proclaimed Time Traveler
The new year is here and one self-proclaimed TikToker claimed that the 'underground alien race' will be discovered in August, inside Earth. The video was uploaded by an account called '@pasttimetravel' and captioned "Remember these dates." He warns of a volcano eruption on March 15, a plane passenger disappearing on June 28, and contact with an underground civilization on August 2. "I am not a fake time traveler," he added.
Tags: time traveler, aliens, Aery Yormany, TikTok, Earth
Lomotif: TikTok 'Alternative' To Be Launched In India
After TikTok's ban in India, several apps with similar features entered the Indian market. A similar app, Lomotif, is set to launch in India with it's strategic partner Socialkyte. The new platform emerged at a time when netizens are looking for platforms to showcase their talent, via short video content. Reportedly, Lomotif will give opportunities to collaborate and express talent, making it one of the best alternatives for TikTok.
Tags: Lomotif, TikTok, Social Media, Content Creator, TikTok ban
MP: Man Posing For Video Dies After Being Hit By Train
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district claimed a 22-year-old man died after being hit by a train while posing for a video beside a railway track. According to the Pathrota police station in-charge Nagesh Verma, the incident occurred on the Itarsi-Nagpur train track on November 21, and the dead has been identified as Sanju Choure (22). "He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead," he added.
Tags: Crime, railway accident, Madhya Pradesh, India, TikTok