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YouTube is working on a TikTok competitor called Shorts

TikTok has seen huge popularity in the last two years, something that has not gone unnoticed by Google, who has apparently given YouTube the task of creating a competitor for said social network, and that would be called Shorts. Based on the information currently available, YouTube Shorts it won’t be a dedicated app like it…

TikTok users troll the Trump campaign during the Tulsa Rally

Many of those who asked for tickets could have trolled the president, in a stunt mainly organized through the social platform TikTok. Last week, Trump tweeted that “Almost a million people have requested tickets to Saturday’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma!” and a local official said they expect 100,000 to show up near the arena. But…

The Army Called TikTok After The Worldwide “Tea War”

(CNN) – You remember the Boston Tea Party of 1773, when American revolutionaries met the British, dumping chests of tea into Boston Harbor. A new dispute over the correct way to prepare “cuppa” turned into a similar international incident in which the ambassadors of Great Britain and the United States put a spoon. It all…

TikTok bypassed Android security to identify its users

TikTok did what it didn’t have to do: get caught up in a user privacy scandal. An investigation by the Wall Street Journal indicates that the Android version of the application used a vulnerability in Google’s operating system for 15 months to obtain the MAC address of the phones of the users of the platform….

TikTok ‘mocks’ Android, troubled Uber and other tech clicks

These are the main technology news of the week in the United States. 1. TikTok bypasses Android rules to get private data TikTok allegedly exploited a vulnerability in the Android operating system to obtain device identifiers, allowing it to track users, according to the Wall Street Journal. This tactic was maintained until November and could…

Amazon bans the use of TikTok on employee terminals

TikTok is getting subject to quite a few stares lately, something that has resulted for example in bans by India, as well as statements by the United States that The application could be blocked in the country due to national security risk. Now, It is Amazon who has decided to prohibit the application from being…

Microsoft is in negotiations to buy the TikTok service in the US and other countries

After several months being questioned for its lack of privacy and its imminent ban in the US, claiming that it is a risk to the security of users’ data due to the control of the Chinese government, TikTok could see its destiny change rapidly. Microsoft has confirmed that it is in negotiations with ByteDance, the…

TikTok publishes its algorithms so that any user can audit them

It is no news that TikTok, like any company, wants to grow and reach more users, but precisely the threats of countries like the United States to ban the popular application throughout their territory would go against that objective. Therefore, faced with the possibility of this happening, TikTok carries out an unusual move, and that…

China says Microsoft’s possible purchase of TikTok is “theft” and will not accept it

Yesterday we knew of Microsoft’s plans to take over the TikTok service in the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. An agreement to be carried out with the approval of the US administration and that it would allow TikTok to continue operating in those countries in the face of the threat of prohibition by the…

Viral TikTok: bought an iPhone 11 online and had a nasty surprise when checking the phone | Video | Photos | I wish | fail | blooper | mexico | United States | social networks | Social networks

A young man posted a video on TikTok of his ordeal after receiving an expensive phone he had bought online. The boy had been collecting money to buy an iPhone 11; however, upon receiving it, he had an unpleasant surprise. The author of this viral TikTok video said that due to the need to perform…