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PHC lifts ban on TikTok after three weeks
April 1, 2021
PHC lifts ban on TikTok after three weeks
PESHAWAR (92 News) - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday has lifted the ban on social media video-sharing app TikTok after three weeks.
TikTok considers introducing group chat feature this year - sources
March 17, 2021
TikTok considers introducing group chat feature this year - sources
SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) - Video-sharing platform TikTok may launch a group messaging feature this year, people with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters, putting the Chinese-owned app in more direct competition with social media rivals such as Facebook.
PHC orders PTA to ban TikTok for spreading obscenity
March 11, 2021
PHC orders PTA to ban TikTok for spreading obscenity
PESHAWAR (92 News) - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered to ban popular social media videos app TikTok for spreading obscenity.
Lithuania's locked-down ballet and opera take to TikTok
February 19, 2021
Lithuania's locked-down ballet and opera take to TikTok
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania’s national opera and ballet theatre has turned to TikTok to reach audiences during lockdown, attracting millions of views to a performance of a sea shanty by its singers.
ByteDance not in preliminary talks to list TikTok on NYSE: source
February 17, 2021
ByteDance not in preliminary talks to list TikTok on NYSE: source
(Reuters) - ByteDance is not in preliminary discussions about listing video app TikTok on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a person familiar with the matter said, following a Chinese media report that talks were underway.
Woman accidentally kills herself while filming a TikTok video in Larkana
January 12, 2021
Woman accidentally kills herself while filming a TikTok video in Larkana
LARKANA (92 News) - A woman took her own life in Larkana while filming a TikTok video on Tuesday morning.
US government appeals judge's order blocking TikTok restrictions
December 29, 2020
US government appeals judge's order blocking TikTok restrictions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US government  appealed a federal judge’s order that blocked the Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok that would have effectively barred its use in the United States.
Second US judge blocks Commerce restrictions on TikTok
December 8, 2020
Second US judge blocks Commerce restrictions on TikTok
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second US judge late on Monday granted a preliminary injunction blocking the US Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on Chinese-owned short video sharing app TikTok that would have effectively barred its use in the United States.
US grants ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order: filing
November 26, 2020
US grants ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order: filing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday granted ByteDance a new seven-day extension of an order directing the Chinese company to sell its TikTok short video-sharing app, according to a court filing.
US government appeals order blocking TikTok ban from taking effect
November 13, 2020
US government appeals order blocking TikTok ban from taking effect
US government appeals order blocking TikTok ban from taking effect
US will 'vigorously defend' TikTok executive order despite ruling
November 2, 2020
US will 'vigorously defend' TikTok executive order despite ruling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Commerce Department said on Sunday it would “vigorously defend” an executive order that seeks to bar transactions with Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok after a
PTA decides to lift temporary ban on TikTok in Pakistan
October 19, 2020
PTA decides to lift temporary ban on TikTok in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday decided to lift a temporary ban on the popular short video-sharing Chinese app TikTok. According to the PTA spokesperson, the
Petition against TikTok ban: IHC issues notice to PTA
October 15, 2020
Petition against TikTok ban: IHC issues notice to PTA
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday issued notices to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on a petition challenging a temporary ban on TikTok. During the hearing
After PTA ban, TikTok still being used through proxies in Pakistan
October 12, 2020
After PTA ban, TikTok still being used through proxies in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Entertainment's popular social media app TikTok is being still used through proxies in Pakistan after the ban of PTA. TikTok is being used by users through VPNs
PTA blocks TikTok for 'immoral and indecent' content
October 11, 2020
PTA blocks TikTok for 'immoral and indecent' content
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked TikTok on Friday for failing to filter out 'immoral and indecent' content. The ban comes in view of “complaints from different
China says US TikTok, WeChat bans break WTO rules
October 7, 2020
China says US TikTok, WeChat bans break WTO rules
GENEVA (Reuters) - China said at a World Trade Organization meeting that restrictions by the United States on Chinese mobile applications TikTok and WeChat are in violation of the body’s
Trump to block any TikTok deal allowing Chinese parent firm to retain control
September 21, 2020
Trump to block any TikTok deal allowing Chinese parent firm to retain control
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Monday — throwing into doubt a deal to restructure ownership of the popular video app TikTok — vowed to block any deal
TikTok sues Trump administration over US ban, calls it an election ploy
August 25, 2020
TikTok sues Trump administration over US ban, calls it an election ploy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TikTok and one of its employees separately sued US President Donald Trump’s administration over his executive order banning transactions in the United States with the popular short-form
TikTok to challenge Trump's executive order
August 23, 2020
TikTok to challenge Trump's executive order
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TikTok said it plans to file a lawsuit on Monday against President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibiting transactions with the popular short video app and its Chinese
Trump looked at banning further Chinese apps in addition to TikTok - Meadows
August 17, 2020
Trump looked at banning further Chinese apps in addition to TikTok - Meadows
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump has looked at banning additional Chinese-owned companies following his decision to ban the short-video app TikTok, White House Chief of
TikTok signs music distribution deal with UnitedMasters
August 17, 2020
TikTok signs music distribution deal with UnitedMasters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TikTok is partnering with US music distribution company UnitedMasters, a deal that will allow creators on the Chinese video sharing app to directly distribute their music to
US ban on TikTok could cut it off from app stores, advertisers - White House document
August 12, 2020
US ban on TikTok could cut it off from app stores, advertisers - White House document
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s executive order banning China’s TikTok could prevent US app stores from offering the popular short-video app and make advertising on the platform illegal,
Trump imposes US ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 days
August 7, 2020
Trump imposes US ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 days
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump announced Thursday sweeping bans on US transactions with China’s ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of the WeChat app, starting
Trump's bid for a piece of Microsoft-TikTok deal could spur legal action
August 5, 2020
Trump's bid for a piece of Microsoft-TikTok deal could spur legal action
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s unprecedented demand that the United States get a cut of the proceeds from the forced sale of Chinese internet giant ByteDance’s short-video app TikTok