Tag: Tiktok

TikTok's new campaign aims to curb suicide rate in India

New Delhi: Popular short video-sharing app TikTok has collaborated with Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF) to launch #YourLifeMatters, a campaign aimed at spreading awareness around the importance of mental health and curbing suicide rates in India. In observance of World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, the in-app campaign encourages everyone to prioritise self-care, practice self-compassion, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Virat Kohli Spotted Bargaining At Shop! WATCH

Cricket fans are well aware of the stature of the young cricket icon-Virat Kohli. Fans are also well aware of his earnings from cricket and endorsements. Instead of all these things, what if you find Virat bargaining at a shop… ! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are just like any other Indian couple who go […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
TikTok 'Poaching' Facebook Employees Right In Its Backyard

San Francisco: Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is reportedly poaching Facebook employees and has moved into an office space in Mountain View, California that used to be frequented by WhatsApp workers before it was acquired by the social networking giant in 2014. According to a CNBC report, TikTok and its parent company ByteDance have also […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
TikTok owner ByteDance denies it will go public

Beijing: Chinese short-video making platform TikTok’s owner ByteDance has denied reports of going public in Hong Kong as early as the first quarter of 2020, media reports said. A report in Financial Times said that ByteDance, founded in 2012 and backed by investors including SoftBank, is preparing for a public listing by retaining law firm […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Girl Held Over TikTok Video Inside Puri Srimandir

Puri: Singhadwar Police on Thursday detained a girl for allegedly recording a mobile video inside premises of Lord Jagannath temple in Puri & later posting it on social media video sharing app TikTok. According to sources, the minor girl, who hails Nirakarpur area in Khurda district was traced by police with help of her social […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
TikTok-Owner ByteDance Clocks First-Ever Profit In India

New Delhi: Chinese conglomerate ByteDance that owns popular short video-sharing app TikTok has finally been able to clock profit in India. In the financial year 2019, ByteDance registered Rs 43.7 crore in revenue and Rs 3.4 crore in net profit in India, reports Inc42.com. With over 200 million users, India is the biggest market for […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
TikTok Owner ByteDance Unveils Its First Smartphone

Beijing: Chinese conglomerate ByteDance that owns popular short video-sharing app TikTok has finally unveiled its rumoured smartphone named Nut Pro 3 under the Smartisan brand in China, the media has reported. The device is up on sale in China for 2,899 yuan or $412. The device, also known as Jianguo Pro 3, was developed in […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Instagram Takes On Tiktok With 'Reels' Feature

San Francisco: Facebook-owned Instagram has launched a new video-music remix feature called “Reels” to take on Chinese short video making app TikTok. According to a report in TechCrunch on Tuesday, “Reels” will let users make 15-second video clips set to music and share them as Stories. “Just like TikTok, users can soundtrack their ‘Reels’ with […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads, India tops the chart

Beijing: Social video app TikTok has reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store as well as Google Play and India leads the chart with 466.8 million or about 31 per cent of all unique installs. In 2019, the app accumulated 614 million downloads — six per cent more than it had last year, […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
TikTok Owner ByteDance Starts Testing Music App Resso In India

Beijing: Chinese short video making app TikTok’s owner ByteDance Technology Co Ltd has begun testing its new music-streaming service ‘Resso’ in India and Indonesia, aiming to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, among others. Developed by Moon Video Inc. it has already inked deals with Indian labels like T-Series and Times Music […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Chris Gayle joins TikTok

New Delhi: West Indian cricket idol Chris Gayle became the latest sporting star to join the video sharing platform TikTok on social media. While it is not sure what exactly Gayle will be up to on the platform, the first video that he has posted seems to suggest that he is in the mood for […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
TikTok Star Avneet Kaur Slays The Black Look (Check Pics)

TikTok has become a big medium for gaining instant fame and money. TikTok star Avneet Kaur knows very well about the short-lived fame such apps and channels online bring which is why she is eager to earn more attention through her work on television. Currently, the actress is making eyes turn through her work in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

New Delhi: Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check “fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole”. This may form part of the social media guidelines […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Anil Kapoor Debuts On TikTok

Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor has joined the “fun outlet for creativity” — TikTok. The “Welcome” actor is quite active on social media and often takes to different digital platforms to share updates about his projects or to share hilarious videos like the recent one on coffee addiction, which was in response to his “Malang” co-star […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Column: Why Bringing Back Migrant Workers Was The Right Decision

By Sandeep Sahu The exponential growth of Corona positive cases in the state over the last few days has expectedly raised an outcry against the government decision to bring back lakhs of migrant workers from Odisha stranded in big cities in other states due to the nationwide lockdown that has already lasted more than a […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021