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TikTok is hoping for $23bn of shopping within its app in 2023

Bloomberg's latest dive into TikTok's finances includes some useful information on the company's ambitions in e-commerce.
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TikTok and Warner Classics are releasing an album together

The selection is of tracks that have gone viral on TikTok in recent times: 'Wellerman', 'Beggin'', 'Into The Thick Of It!' and more.
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Canada moves forward with local quotas for streaming services

The government is moving forward with legislation that will require audio and video streaming services to feature more local content.
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TikTok changes ads and consumer policies after pressure from EC

The European Commission has announced some changes made by TikTok in response to its interest in whether the app has been flouting its rules.
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TikTok moves American users’ data to US servers amid new row

It's planning to delete those users' private data from its own data centres in the US and Singapore in the future too.
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TikTok, Twitch and Google back new EC disinformation code

The toughened-up code of practice on disinformation is based on the lessons learned from Covid-19 and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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The TikTok threat: YouTube and Facebook’s latest responses

TikTok reached the milestone of one billion monthly active users in 2021: a sign of the very real challenge it's presenting.
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TikTok adds new screen-time features including break prompts

They include a dashboard showing people how much they've been using the app, and plans for "weekly digital well-being prompts" for 13-17 year-olds.
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TikTok’s latest feature is Bitmoji-style avatars for its users

The merry-go-round of social / tech firms nabbing one another's popular features goes on with the launch of 'TikTok Avatars'.
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Meta reveals new features for people creating Reels videos

Is TikTok the ticking crocodile to Mark Zuckerberg's Captain Hook? Meta continues to pile resources into the Reels short-video format.
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Halsey gets a release date, but TikTok complaints continue

Halsey sparked a new round of debate about artists being pressured to go viral with the claim that their latest track was being held back from release until it got enough TikTok buzz.
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TikTok is rolling out its ‘Live Subscription’ feature

The ‘creator economy’ is big business nowadays, which means the big social media firms are falling over one another to offer new ways for their creators to make money.