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TikTok vs. Instagram: The rivalry heats up with new photo app, TikTok Notes

Apr 9, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

TikTok is making another move into Instagram’s territory with a new app called TikTok Notes. Multiple users have been receiving notifications about the upcoming launch…

Adobe Express adds TikTok’s new AI assistant

Feb 16, 2024
Alex Baker

TikTok’s AI-powered Creative Assistant is now available with the Adobe Express app. The two brands announced the collaboration this week, saying that it will help…

New York City sues Meta, TikTok, and others over “manipulative and addictive features”

Feb 16, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Yet another lawsuit has landed on the major social media platforms. This time, New York City has joined the growing wave of government entities suing…

TikTok takes on YouTube with horizontal videos and longer runtimes

Jan 31, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

TikTok is best-known for vertical videos and bite-sized content, but it’s changing its course. According to some creators, the app is now nudging them towards…

Social media giants slapped with over 3 billion in fines over GDPR violations, Meta tops the list

Nov 21, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Data breaches and similar violations have sent social media giants to court several times so far. But how much did they actually have to pay…

Nepal becomes latest country to ban TikTok

Nov 16, 2023
Alex Baker

Nepal has joined the growing list of countries banning TikTok. The social media giant owned by Byte Dance currently has over 1 billion active users…

New York lawmakers propose stricter rules for kids on social media

Oct 13, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

After Maryland, Seattle, and Texas, New York is now taking a step against social media and its negative impacts of social media on children. Alarmed by rising cases of anxiety, depression, and self-harm among the youngest, state officials are zeroing in on popular platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and X (FKA Twitter).

New York City bans TikTok on devices

Aug 17, 2023
Alex Baker

New York City has officially banned the popular social media app TikTok from all city-owned devices, with the ban taking immediate effect. This comes in…

TikTok launches a new feature where you make brand ads for free

Jun 28, 2023
Alex Baker

Have you always wanted to exploit your hard-won years of photographic and video experience to help big brands advertise their products for absolutely no guarantee…

TikTok’s BeReal clone, “TikTok Now,” is dead after only nine months

Jun 28, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

After less than a year, TikTok is ditching TikTok Now, its own take on BeReal launched in September 2022. The decision comes amidst stiff competition…