Just like teens, members of Congress are setting up TikTok accounts — even as the popular app is increasingly barred from government devices and heads of federal intelligence agencies raise concerns about data collection and surveillance obtained by a Chinese-owned company.
Seattle Public Schools is suing Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat for exacerbating the mental health crisis among its students.
From Facebook's troubled pivot to the metaverse to Twitter's management chaos to industry-wide layoffs, social media companies have had a rocky 2022
Scrutiny from conservatives around teaching about race, gender and sexuality has made many teachers reluctant to discuss issues that touch on cultural divides. To fill in gaps, some students are looking to social media, where online personalities, nonprofit organizations and teachers are experimenting with ways to connect with them outside the confines of school.
The University System of Georgia is banning the use of TikTok, WeChat and Telegram on computers and phones owned by any of its 26 universities and colleges.
Digital privacy experts are skeptical of proposed TikTok bans, saying they are more about geopolitical tension than the social media app.
TikTok is more than just goofy dances and challenges. Here are some of the most widely viewed — and engaging — global TikToks of the year.
Several Republican governors have banned TikTok on their agencies' phones and computers. The U.S. Senate approved a bill that would ban the wildly popular app from devices issued by federal agencies.
On the Thursday Dec. 15 edition of Georgia Today: Georgia Power is raising rates, TikTok has been banned for some Georgians, Atlanta protesters face terrorism charges, and students rally against guns.
Gov. Brian Kemp sent a memo to state agencies on Thursday notifying them of an immediate ban on the use of the social media app on state devices.
From TikTok trends to mainstream music, popular culture is embracing — and mimicking — Latinos, with some creators actually pretending to be Latinx for social cachet.
Maryland is banning the use of TikTok and certain China and Russia-based platforms in its executive branch. It's the latest state to address cybersecurity risks presented by the platforms.
Jonathan Graziano took to TikTok to announce the sad news to his 4.4 million followers on Saturday. Noodles won fans over with a game called "no bones" to decide what kind of day it was.
The FBI is concerned that the Chinese government could use TikTok to influence American users or control their devices. The company is working with the U.S. government towards a security agreement.
A wave of avian flu struck Knuckle Bump Farms, which Emmanuel the emu calls home. Several birds had to be euthanized as a result, which could be causing stress for the TikTok star.