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#ThrowBackToday: The first time TikTok was banned in India and Madras High Court's role behind it

In today's #TBT, we remind you about the first time the talks of TikTok began for the inappropriate content that it might be showing. This is how the events unfolded back in the year 2019

Published on 24th April 2021
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Case filed against short video-making app TikTok for illegally collecting kids data

Despite a minimum age requirement of 13, the UK's communications regulator Ofcom found last year that 42 per cent of eight to 12-year-olds in the UK used TikTok

Published on 22nd April 2021
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With over 58mn installs, TikTok most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide in March 2021

Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger - all of which are part of the Facebook family of apps - rounded out the top five most installed non-gaming apps worldwide for the month

Published on 12th April 2021
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Netflix goes the TikTok, Insta Reels route; launches short comedy clips feature called Fast Laughs

Fast Laughs, which at the moment is only available for iOS device owners in select countries, looks and feels very similar to TikTok or Instagram Reels

Published on 4th March 2021
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TikTok layoffs: Short video service scales down 2000-strong workforce after permanent ban

The decision came against the backdrop of TikTok being among the 59 Chinese apps that the government has decided to permanently ban

Published on 27th January 2021
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TikTok announces closure of offices in India, to affect 2000 Indian employees

According to a source at Bytedance, the company held a town hall on Wednesday where it communicated about the closure of India business

Published on 27th January 2021
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Homegrown short-video making apps capture 40 per cent market share since TikTok ban

TikTok which had nearly 85 million users in India in June 2018, surged to reach over 167 million users by June 2020, when a ban was slapped on the platform over national security concerns

Published on 25th December 2020
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Divija Bhasin is a psychologist who went from TikTok to Instagram Reels to talk about mental health. Here's how

As TikTok was banned, Divija was forced to shift to Instagram but she gained her follower base in no time. Her videos reach a whole lot of people and offer comfort

Published on 26th September 2020
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TikTok owner to sue US government to ensure the company and users' rights are protected

ByteDance, owner of TikTok announced that it has decided to file a lawsuit against the US government, allege the country disregarded facts

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Instagram Reels emerges top choice for youngsters after Tik Tok's absence in India

In the absence of the Chinese short-video-making app TikTok, nearly two-thirds of urban Indians (65 per cent) said they are likely to turn to alternatives

Published on 18th August 2020
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Twitter, TikTok hold preliminary talks about a possible merger for the Chinese app's US operations

While Twitter declined to comment, a TikTok spokesperson told news organisations- the company does not comment on market rumours

Published on 9th August 2020
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The answer is ‘APP’arent: How Indian alternatives to Chinese apps can be better

The Coach addresses young TikTok enthusiasts who are struggling to find an alternative following the banning of the app

Published on 18th July 2020
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Online searches for TikTok, WeChat rise and fall dramatically after app ban  

While searches for apps like Tik Tok, Shareit and UCBrower increased at a meagre rate, searches for WeChat and Weibo tanked into negative territory

Published on 5th July 2020
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The ban impact: TikTok's parent company may lose $6 Billion

According to data from Sensor Twoer, a mobile app analysis company, TikTok was downloaded 112 million times in May, with 20 percent of that total in the Indian market, double that of the US market

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Delete a Chinese app from your phone, get a free mask: BJP MLA starts campaign

India on June 29 banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including hugely popular TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and security of the country

Published on 2nd July 2020

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