Tag: TikTok

TikTok is testing dislikes for comments

TikTok is currently testing out a new feature for comments, where other users can dislike each others comments. The company announced the news last week and those comments can also be voted as either irrelevant or inappropriate too. “This community feedback will add to the range of factors we already use to help keep the comment section consistently relevant and a place for genuine engagement.” TikTok When a comment is […]

TikTok will soon be supporting 10 minute long videos

TikTok has confirmed that it is rolling out support for longer videos on its platform, with a new maximum of ten minute long videos. TikTok has long had a fairly generous limit of three minutes for a long time now and the company confirmed the news today to TechCrunch. The company says it has been testing support for longer videos on TikTok for a number of months now and it is […]

TikTok now has over 1 billion users

TikTok has today revealed that it now has over 1 billion active monthly users. This amount of users is incredible, considering the platform only launched a couple years ago in August 2018. Since then, the network has had its share of proposed take downs, forces sales and then the US and other countries accusing the company, ByteDance who owns TikTok of dodgy data collection practices. However, the popularity of the […]

US Army now bans TikTok, following the US Navy in December

In December, the US Navy announced it was banning the use of TikTok on government issues phones and devices, due to the concern that it could affect personal information and banning the use of the social network would help “safeguard their personal information.” – according to Lieutenant Colonel Uriah Orland from the US Navy. Now the US Army is the latest American military department to ban the Chinese owned social network, military.com […]

US Navy bans TikTok from government issued devices

According to Reuters, the US Navy has now banned the use of TikTok if you have a device which is government issued. The concern is that the considering TikTok is Chinese owned, it may have ways of the Chinese government to influence people and or gain information from people. Lieutenant Colonel Uriah Orland from the US Navy just said the ban was to “safeguard their personal information.” So far, there […]