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Tiktok Privacy Policy Update: May Collect Biometric Data
Jun04

Tiktok Privacy Policy Update: May Collect Biometric Data

These data would include faceprint and voiceprint.  TikTok is still the world’s most downloaded app that is not a game app. Despite it being the most downloaded, the downloads were down year after year.  Its biggest market is in Brazil.  But its second-largest market is in the US.  It’s facing a political backlash in the US. Even though the current administration is pausing legal action against the app, the Biden admin...

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TikTok pushes initiatives and tools to celebrate Pride Month
Jun03

TikTok pushes initiatives and tools to celebrate Pride Month

TikTok has announced new tools and initiatives for its users to celebrate Pride Month. It is showing support for the LGBTQ+ community and encouraging creators in the app. The company has pushed the hashtag #ForYourPride to boost engagement in the event. @tiktok This month and every month, TikTok is ##ForYourPride ????️‍???? A place where everyone is ##FreeToBe ???? ♬ original sound – TikTok TikTok has linked...

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TikTok is becoming an attractive option for brands
Jun01

TikTok is becoming an attractive option for brands

Image Credit: Mashable A new survey has shown that TikTok is one of the most attractive options for brands. The survey which was carried out by Adweek, showed that the Chinese-owned short video sharing platform is fast “becoming a significant source of sales for brands.” According to the outcome of the survey, 15 percent of all adults and 36 percent of Gen Z have made purchases based on TikTok. 49 percent pf TikTok users according to...

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EU launches “formal dialogue” with TikTok over consumer rights breaches
May31

EU launches “formal dialogue” with TikTok over consumer rights breaches

Image Credit: AP The European Union lawmakers have given TikTok one month to respond to concerns raised by European consumer protection agencies at the beginning of the year. The Commission wants to have what it described as a “formal dialog” with TikTok over its commercial practices and policy. Of particular interest to the EU is TokTok’s secret marketing, aggressive advertising techniques targeted at children and certain contractual...

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TikTok launches new series for video creators and brands
May25

TikTok launches new series for video creators and brands

TikTok has released a two-part video series for creators and SMBs. It aims to optimize their content and improve audience response. It will help brands who just started out and want to create a solid strategy for posting clips on TikTok. “As part of an ongoing initiative to help small businesses elevate the creative they share on TikTok, we are pleased to announce “Behind The Camera,” a series of easy-to-follow...

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TikTok updates Safety Center, adds guides for parents and guardians
May12

TikTok updates Safety Center, adds guides for parents and guardians

TikTok has released new updates for Safety Center. It includes new resources for parents to understand how they can best protect their children when using the app. It also comes with tools for reporting, detection, and more. TikTok says the update aims to have parents easily grasp how TikTok works. It also advises about the tools they can use for the best family experience. The updated Safety Center has four new elements: ​The...

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