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TikTok denies that ByteDance planned to use the app to track individuals in the US

TikTok will open a US ‘transparency center’ to combat spying fears It’s the latest move by the company to prove it’s not a threat. R. England @rachel_england     SOPA Images via Getty Images Following months of criticism for its potential risk to US security, video-sharing platform TikTok says it is planning a “transparency center” … Continue reading TikTok denies that ByteDance planned to use the app to track individuals in the US

TikTok will reportedly bring live shopping to the US this holiday season

Facebook Live Shopping is coming to an end in favor of Reels Meta is asking merchants to tout their products on Reels. A. Khalid @askhalid   SOPA Images via Getty Images Facebook Live Shopping events appear to be another casualty of Meta’s shift to short-form video. According to an announcement on the company’s website, live … Continue reading TikTok will reportedly bring live shopping to the US this holiday season

How to go live on TikTok: Everything you need to know to get started

  By Kaitlyn McInnis September 25, 2022 Looking to enhance your social media presence and grow your following quickly and efficiently? Going live on TikTok–like most social media platforms–is one of the best ways to engage with your followers in real-time while ensuring your face or brand circulates on the platform.       When … Continue reading How to go live on TikTok: Everything you need to know to get started

Google Focuses On Making Search More Visual For The TikTok Era

Google Focuses On Making Search More Visual For The TikTok Era by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, September 28, 2022 Google will change the traditional search experience, allowing users to more naturally explore information. The company on Wednesday, at its Search On event, showed how advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) enable its developers to transform its products, … Continue reading Google Focuses On Making Search More Visual For The TikTok Era

TikTok experiment asks you to share BeReal-style daily posts with friends

Instagram’s next feature might be a copy of BeReal Instagram’s “Candid Challenges” are currently an “internal prototype,” according to the company. K. Bell @karissabe   Charles Platiau / Reuters Instagram is testing a new feature called Candid Challenges, which bears a striking resemblance to BeReal, a photo sharing app popular among Gen. Z. The currently … Continue reading TikTok experiment asks you to share BeReal-style daily posts with friends

TikTok denies security breach after hackers claim to have records of more than a billion users

Microsoft found a severe one-click exploit in TikTok’s Android app Thankfully, TikTok patched the vulnerability. I. Bonifacic @igorbonifacic   NurPhoto via Getty Images A serious vulnerability found by Microsoft in the TikTok Android app could have allowed hackers to hijack millions of accounts. On Wednesday, the company’s 365 Defender Research Team detailed a one-click exploit … Continue reading TikTok denies security breach after hackers claim to have records of more than a billion users

TikTok launches new suite of ad tools, including shopping videos, catalog listings, and live shopping

By Danica Lo   August 17, 2022   TikTok announced today the launch of video shopping ads, catalog listing ads, and live shopping ads—a trio of moves that show the platform is doubling down on its personalized, algorithm-driven commerce offerings. The ad-driven experience expands on TikTok’s debut last year of a suite of commerce tools … Continue reading TikTok launches new suite of ad tools, including shopping videos, catalog listings, and live shopping