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TikTok’s live streaming shopping experience could be coming to North America

Although TikTok has been dominating the past few years with its short-form videos, the company has always been looking for new ways to expand its arsenal. While it does offer online shopping in other parts of the world, it looks like it's setting its sights on the US and surrounding regions by launching a new...

TikTok gives users a way to dislike comments on its platform

Despite TikTok's overwhelming success, the company has continued to push its platform further, constantly adding new features and improvements. Today, it has announced a new way for the community to give feedback by disliking comments that are found on the platform. TikTok began testing this feature earlier in the year, but it has now made it...

TikTok decided to BeReal with its latest update

For the past few years, TikTok has been dominating short-form videos. So much so that competitors like Instagram and YouTube have often "borrowed" features from the app. But "borrowing" features from competitors has now become the norm as competition has now become more aggressive. Today, TikTok has announced that it is expanding its offerings, debuting...

Microsoft found and reported a serious security issue with TikTok

The Android TikTok app had a serious security issue, and Microsoft was the one that reported it. The company recently detailed the findings for the cybersecurity community, indicating that the high-severity vulnerability could have allowed attackers to compromise accounts in a single click. TikTok was also notified of the issue by Microsoft, and it has...

TikTok develops new APIs in push for more transparency

Despite being one of the most popular apps on iOS and Android, TikTok has had a lingering problem. The issue doesn't stem from the app itself but instead comes from bans due to perceived security risks. Because of this, TikTok has made efforts to keep things as open as possible. Now, it takes things a...

TikTok introduces more tools to curb your short-form video watching habits

TikTok's endless stream of short-form videos is fun, entertaining, and let's be frank, addicting. So it comes as no surprise, that one can often get lost when consuming content, spending hours at a time on the platform. In the past, TikTok implemented public PSAs and also a tool that allowed users to set screen time...

TikTok challenges Snapchat’s Bitmoji with Avatars

TikTok has emerged as one of the largest social media platforms in the past few years. But that doesn't mean its above borrowing ideas from its competitors. Today, the company introduced Avatars, a fun new way for users to express themselves. With TikTok Avatars, users will have the ability to recreate themselves in the digital...

TikTok is now optimized for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

Google has been hard at work optimizing Android for foldables and large screen devices. It all started with Android 12.1, which brought numerous improvements and UI tweaks for foldables and tablets. But of course, OS-level optimizations alone can't make a difference; you also need a rich ecosystem of apps optimized for large-screen devices. To that...

TikTok launching LIVE subscription on May 26

TikTok is once again making a push to woo creators to its platform, readying a new service that will give its creators a new way to earn revenue. The LIVE subscription service has been a long time coming, seeing as competitors have offered a similar service for quite some time. The LIVE subscription service will...

TikTok will soon start sharing ad revenue with select creators

TikTok, just like other social media platforms, has long faced criticism for not providing enough revenue opportunities for its creators. The platform does have a $200 million fund, which is used to pay out creators based on the popularity of their videos, but it has shown to be less sustainable and inconsistent, as outlined by...

TikTok tests “Watch History” to help you monitor all the hilarious clips you’ve seen

Plenty of people enjoy spending their free time on TikTok. The platform offers bite-sized clips revolving around various topics and interests. Whether you're looking for tutorials, informative facts, totally-not-staged pranks, or hilarious content, you will likely find a match. One of the annoyances of this platform, though, is the inability to track the clips you've...

[Update: Back online] Online dancing comes to a halt: TikTok is currently down

TikTok -- the popular social platform amongst teenagers and young adults -- is currently down. Users worldwide are facing issues when trying to connect to the service, causing outrage on other social media apps -- such as Twitter. It's still unclear when the company will resolve the issue. So for now, TikTokers will have to...