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Teen Boys Are Investing Into Expensive Perfumes, Thanks to TikTok's Side of 'Smellmaxxing'

The "Smellmaxxing" trend on TikTok encourages teenage boys and girls in the US to increasingly invest in upscale designer perfumes, becoming a new demographic target for brands.

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US And EU Ban TikTok From Staff Mobile Devices

TikTok Has New Guidelines That Limit Exposure of State-Backed Media Accounts

TikTok restricted state-backed media to combat foreign influence during a crucial election year in numerous nations.

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TikTok Now Targeted by FTC Over Data and Security Practices

Nebraska Sues TikTok for Allegedly Being Addictive, Posing Risks to Youth’s Mental Health

Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers sued TikTok, alleging that it is addictive and unsafe for youth, contributing to their mental health crisis.

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 TikTok Leans on Generative AI to Fuel Its Digital Ad Business

TikTok Leans on Generative AI to Fuel Its Digital Ad Business

TikTok is leaning on generative AI to boost its digital advertising business.

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TikTok Launches $1 Million Program for Socially Driven Creators Amid Potential US Ban

TikTok Launches $1 Million Program for Socially Driven Creators Amid Potential US Ban

TikTok has launched a $1 million program for socially driven creators amid a potential ban in the US.

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Billionaire Frank McCourt Launches Bid to Acquire TikTok, Aiming to Forge an Alternative Internet With $40 Billion Consortium

Billionaire Frank McCourt Launches Bid to Acquire TikTok, Aiming to Forge an Alternative Internet

Billionaire Frank McCourt is organizing a group to acquire TikTok's US businesses, joining a growing list of investors seeking chances under a new legal order to sell the platform's Chinese parent company.

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More Underage Teens Illegally Buy Knives on TikTok, Telegram as Criminals Influence Young People in Digital Way

More Underage Teens Illegally Buy Knives on TikTok, Telegram as Criminals Influence Young People in Digital Way

Police are deeply concerned about the ongoing issue of underage teenagers buying knives online as the sale of weapons through social media platforms by illegal dealers is a troubling trend that continues to raise alarm.

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TikTok Creators Claim Biden Admin's App Ban Violates First Amendment—Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Government

TikTok Creators Claim Biden Admin's App Ban Violates First Amendment—Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Government

Some TikTok creators take action as they argue that the Biden administration's TikTok ban violates the First Amendment.

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TikTok Expands Its Effect Creator Rewards Monetization Program to More Countries

TikTok To Automatically Flag AI-Generated Content

TikTok introduces a new feature to automatically label artificial intelligence-generated content (AIGC) with guidance from experts and collaboration with OpenAI through its recent membership in the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA).

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UMG Denies Involvement in Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar Beef as CEO Faces Shareholders’ Ire

UMG Denies Involvement in Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar Beef as CEO Faces Shareholders’ Ire

Universal Music Group has denied allegations that it has intervened in the beef between Aubrey “Drake” Graham and Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, while also being under fire after Glass Lewis urged shareholders to revolt against a salary increase for its CEO, Lucian Grainge.

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TikTok Challenges Ban as US Government Plans To Block DJI

TikTok Challenges Ban While US Government Plans to Block DJI

TikTok is challenging the app ban. The US government is now planning to block another Chinese company, DJI.

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Former TikTok Executive Accuses ByteDance of Extensive Control Over Platform

A former TikTok executive claims that CEO Shou Zi Chew mainly serves as a "conduit" for ByteDance executives who truly make the decisions for the platform.

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Universal Music Group Reports Nearly 6% Q1 Revenue Growth After a New Deal With TikTok

Universal Music Group Reports Nearly 6% Q1 Revenue Growth After a New Deal With TikTok

The generated revenue of Universal Music Group rose nearly 6% during the first quarter of 2024.

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Universal Music Group Announces Job Cuts After TikTok Deal Talks Fail

Taylor Swift, Drake, and Other UMG Artists Return to TikTok Following New Agreement on Licensing and AI

Universal Music Group (UMG) and TikTok have resolved their recent dispute through a new licensing agreement.

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Amazon's Twitch Starts Rolling Out TikTok-Like Scrollable Discovery Feed for Live Streams

Amazon's Twitch Starts Rolling Out TikTok-Like Scrollable Discovery Feed for Live Streams

The streaming network announced the release of its Discovery Feed, an infinitely scrolling collection of live streams and clips available on the Twitch mobile app.

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