TikTok Hits 1 Billion Users

TikTok has crossed a major milestone, saying it now has over 1 billion users.

China Limiting Minors’ Usage of the Chinese Version of TikTok

In yet another attempt to limit the impact of technology on young people, China is limiting Douyin usage for those under 14 to 40 minutes a day.

China’s Regulators May Ban Data-Heavy Companies From US IPOs

China’s regulators may look to ban data-heavy companies from pursing IPOs in the US.

TikTok Unveils New Protections for Teens

TikTok has unveiled new protections for teens, including limiting notifications at night.

FTC May Target Google and Facebook’s Data and Algorithms

The Federal Trade Commission may target Google and Facebook’s data, and the algorithms they rely on, as part of a larger antitrust crackdown.

Facebook Spending $1 Billion on Content Creators Through 2022

Facebook plans to pay content creators some $1 billion through 2022 in an effort to ward off rivals.

TikTok Enters Job Market with TikTok Resumes

TikTok is looking to expand beyond just social media, introducing TikTok Resumes as a way to apply for jobs.

Facebook Poised for Slowest US Growth Ever in 2021

Facebook is poised to experience its slowest US growth ever in 2021, dropping to a mere 1%.

TikTok and WeChat In the Clear as Biden Reverses Trump’s Ban Attempts

TikTok and WeChat’s battle to avoid being sold is finally over, as President Biden has signed an executive order undoing the previous administration’s attempt to ban them.

Xiaomi Removed From US Blacklist

The Department of Defense (DOD) is removing Chinese firm Xiaomi from a blacklist preventing it from operating in the US.