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# tiktok - Monday 28 September, 2020

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

# tiktok - Thursday 24 September, 2020

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'

The Chinese-owned app is seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban.

# tiktok - Monday 21 September, 2020

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

# tiktok - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

# tiktok - Monday 14 September, 2020

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

# tiktok - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# tiktok - Monday 24 August, 2020

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

The app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world.

# tiktok - Sunday 23 August, 2020

TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown

The video app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US.

# tiktok - Monday 17 August, 2020

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

# tiktok - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app’s 100 million users in the US.

# tiktok - Friday 14 August, 2020

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

# tiktok - Friday 7 August, 2020

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

# tiktok - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre

The €420 million data centre, the company’s first in Europe, is to be operational by 2022.

# tiktok - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise

Trump said that Microsoft was in talks to buy TikTok.

# tiktok - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

The reports emerged as US President Donald Trump said he would ban the Chinese-owned app in the US.

# tiktok - Saturday 1 August, 2020

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

# tiktok - Monday 20 July, 2020

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data

TikTok head of public policy for Europe told the BBC: “It’s completely false.”

# tiktok - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

# tiktok - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers

The Trump campaign boasted than more than one million tickets were requested but just 6,200 people attended.

# tiktok - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'Nothing political, nothing stressful. Just calm tadpoles': Tyrone teen on her international TikTok fame

Hannah McSorley is affectionately known as “tadpole girl” and has an audience scattered across the USA, UK, Ireland and beyond.

# tiktok - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery

IFA president Tim Cullinan called on those recording the videos to show more responsibility.

# tiktok - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

# tiktok - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

# tiktok - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing

TikTok initially denied it removed the clip but later admitted it, claiming it was done in human error.

# tiktok - Friday 15 November, 2019

As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice

First it will get your customers’ eyeballs, then your marketing budgets.

# tiktok - Saturday 2 November, 2019

US ‘launches review of popular China-owned video app TikTok’

TikTok claims to have more than 500 million active users in some 150 countries and regions.

# tiktok - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos

An employee at TikTok said that about 10 accounts were removed for posting the videos.

# tiktok - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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