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Facebook’s revamp leaves it looking like TikTok

Facebook’s revamp leaves it looking like TikTok

Meta revealed an updated Facebook app that closely resembles TikTok. The update will be pushed to users next week. The tab features a 'Suggested for You' option that brings users to content unrelated to their page. The design is highly similar to TikTok. Earlier this month, part of the rele... Read more

date2 months ago
TikTok under fire in Europe

TikTok under fire in Europe

TikTok received an official warning from Italy's Data Protection Authority (DPA). TikTok no longer asks European users for permission to process personal data in targeted ads. The organization invoked a new basis for data processing, but the Italian privacy authority disputes its ground. TikTok... Read more

date3 months ago
‘TikTok acquisition by Oracle put on back burner’

‘TikTok acquisition by Oracle put on back burner’

The acquisition of the social medium TikTok by Oracle seems to have been put on hold for the time being, now that Joe Biden has taken over as US President from Donald Trump. Biden first wants to re-examine the security risks of the app. According to The Wall Street Journal sources, the US govern... Read more

date2 years ago
The many IT challenges Joe Biden will face

The many IT challenges Joe Biden will face

As of Wednesday, 20 January 2021, Joe Biden is the new President of the United States. As Biden said in his inauguration speech, he has many problems to tackle. In this modern world, many of those problems are IT-related. What are the challenges facing Biden? The main issue facing Biden is the t... Read more

date2 years ago
U.S. government appeals court order blocking restrictions on TikTok

U.S. government appeals court order blocking restrictions on TikTok

The U.S. government appealed a federal judge’s court order blocking the Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on TikTok, which would have seen the short video-sharing app with Chinese owners effectively banned in the United States. Trump's administration had come up with national secu... Read more

date2 years ago
TikTok-ban off for now

TikTok-ban off for now

A group of three TikTok users has successfully sued against the requirement to block TikTik in the US. The app would have been blocked if an American party didn't acquire it before November 12th. The plaintiffs consist of Douglas Marland, Cosette Rinab and Alex Chambers. All three of them earn t... Read more

date2 years ago
Oracle outbids Microsoft for TikTok U.S. – but there’s a catch

Oracle outbids Microsoft for TikTok U.S. – but there’s a catch

Microsoft has lost the deal to acquire TikTok from Oracle. The only problem still ahead is that the deal now faces review by Donald Trump's White House. Oracle has reportedly won its bidding war against Microsoft for the U.S. operations of TikTok, but there is a fly in the ointment: the deal may... Read more

date2 years ago
The U.S. wants to ban more Chinese apps over national security

The U.S. wants to ban more Chinese apps over national security

The Trump administration is looking to ban more Chinese apps that they claim are a national security threat. This, according to the White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows. He made the comments on Thursday, aboard Air Force One, according to reports. However, he did not mention anything about t... Read more

date2 years ago
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