Two women who reviewed hundreds of TikTok videos each week for violent and graphic content say the company ignored the psychological trauma they suffered on the job and pushed them to meet quotas.
Police are warning their communities that a new TikTok challenge is taking off and causing harm in the process.
Russians face a confusing patchwork of online restrictions as the Kremlin cracks down on the free flow of information on social media.
Kremlin-backed news outlets RT and Sputnik have become flashpoints for social media companies that are under pressure to curb the spread of Russian propaganda and disinformation.
Facebook, Google, Apple and Microsoft are taking steps to curb Russian propaganda, but they don't want to be kicked out of the country and limit Russians' access to their platforms.
A flurry of conflict-themed videos has inundated TikTok, sending countless videos depicting military action unrelated to the war in Ukraine to millions of viewers.
While it's good that many called out the overstep in reaction, it also made us think about the ways that these outrage cycles happen, and often get ignored, when people of color are involved.
The changes are part of updated guidelines designed to improve safety and security on TikTok. It will also pull content that promotes disordered eating and restrict content related to dangerous acts.
Sea shanties, the word "cheugy," feta pasta and "RushTok" were all fleeting internet obsessions over the past year. But what do such "garbage trends" say about our cultural condition?
What did the world watch on TikTok last year? We round up some favorite videos — including a mukbang ASMR Thai star (don't worry, we explain it) and a potato chip-crunching Kenyan comedian.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who chaired the hearing, said being distinct from Facebook isn't enough to cut it for the three tech giants. "That bar is in the gutter," he told the company officials.
The Vienna Tourist Board is taking posts of nude and partially nude artwork found in the city's museums to a subscription service after content was removed from other social media sites.
Jonathan Graziano and his 13-year-old pug, Noodle, have won over TikTok for their near-daily games of "no bones," which predict the day's mood based on whether Noodle stands up or flops down in bed.
Megan Alexandra Blankenbiller got sick before she was able to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and she spent her time in the hospital trying to help others to get the shot.
A new law in Texas makes it illegal to have an abortion after six weeks, as well as to help anyone have an abortion. Activists are spamming a website set up to report people for violating the law.