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Woman Claims Hulu Employee Used Personal Data to Contact Her

entrepreneur.com Hulu Customer Claims an Employee Violated Her Privacy By Using Personal Information to Contact Her After a Virtual Service Chat "How many other women has he done this to,…

New ‘frightening’ threat emerging from hybrid of state, private powers, ‘Woke, Inc.’ author warns

foxbusiness.com Following Apple's curious involvement in the China protests, Strive founder and Executive Chairman Vivek Ramaswamy sounded the alarm on the tech industry's growing…

South Dakota Governor Bans TikTok From State-Owned Devices

zerohedge.com South Dakota Governor Bans TikTok From State-Owned Devices Government employees in South Dakota will no longer be allowed to have TikTok installed on government devices due…

Hulu customer claims an employee violated her privacy by using personal information to contact her after a virtual service chat

businessinsider.com Aryan Strauss/TikTok Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images TikToker Aryan Strauss claims a Hulu employee contacted her from his personal email after a…

When It Comes to Social Media, TikTok Can Maximize Your ROI

entrepreneur.com When It Comes to Social Media, TikTok Can Maximize Your ROI TikTok for Business makes it easy to promote quality content that boosts engagement and conversions. Most…

This is what a hairless pug looks like and people were not prepared

newsweek.com A video on TikTok has revealed what a hairless pug looks like stating, "Here's something you won't unsee." User Natalino D'Amato posted the video of her pet to the social…

Dog owner warns about 'highly contagious' infection as Labrador falls ill

newsweek.com A video of a Chocolate Labrador coping with a "highly contagious" condition has gone viral on TikTok, where it has received over 927,000 views. The clip, shared from the…

Tucker Carlson joins Elon Musk in attacking Apple over censorship claims

newsweek.com Tucker Carlson on Tuesday criticized Apple at length on his Fox News show, claiming the company is punishing Twitter for allowing free speech on the platform while at the…

Blind foster puppy learning to use halo for first time melts hearts

newsweek.com A blind rescue puppy learning to use his halo device for the first time is making TikTok users emotional. In a video shared to TikTok by user Jennifer Tripucka…

Woman passes out multiple times while on slingshot ride in shocking video

newsweek.com A woman can be seen passing out multiple times while on a slingshot ride in a viral video shared to social media. TikTok user emilyrobinson29 shared a video in which she and…

South Dakota just banned TikTok from state-owned devices because of fears of a national security threat

fortune.com South Dakota just banned TikTok from state-owned devices because of fears of a national security threat TikTok is now banned on government employee devices in South Dakota…

South Dakota's Kristi Noem bans the use of TikTok on government devices, says China uses the platform to 'manipulate' Americans

businessinsider.com South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem during the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, Texas, on July 11, 2021. Brandon Bell/Getty Images US officials have raised…

‘Wednesday’ Shatters Netflix Record, Making Season 2 A Sure Thing

forbes.com While it seemed clear that Wednesday was performing well for Netflix, #1 in nearly all countries and invading everywhere from Twitter to Tik Tok with memes and fancams…

How to Keep Kids Safe From Dangerous TikTok Challenges, Social Media

bloomberg.com How to Keep Kids Safe From Dangerous TikTok Challenges, Social Media Bloomberg

Fans praise Queen Elizabeth's Christmas speeches: "It'll never be the same"

newsweek.com Royal fans have taken to social media to praise Queen Elizabeth II's annual Christmas speeches after a clip compilation from the late monarch's 70-year reign has gone viral…

“Minions” record-breaking viral strategy, TikTok algo, reframing semiconductors & energy

linktr.ee On today's show, Molly and Jason catch up after the long weekend (0:00) before breaking down how the new "Minions" movie broke a box office record by using TikTok, catchy…

The $300bn Google-Meta advertising duopoly is under attack

economist.com The $300bn Google-Meta advertising duopoly is under attack The pair face a weak economy and powerful new rivals | SAN FRANCISCO AND SEATTLE For the past decade there have…

South Dakota Bans TikTok From State-Owned Devices Over Security

bloomberg.com South Dakota Bans TikTok From State-Owned Devices Over Security Bloomberg

South Dakota governor bans state employees from using TikTok on government devices

cnn.com South Dakota’s governor signed an executive order on Tuesday banning state agencies, employees and contractors from accessing TikTok on government devices, citing “the…

South Dakota Gov. Noem bans TikTok from state-owned devices

apnews.com SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Tuesday issued an executive order banning state employees and contractors from accessing the video platform TikTok…

South Dakota Gov. Noem bans TikTok for state agencies, says app 'intelligence gathering' operation

foxbusiness.com South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Tuesday signed an executive order banning state agencies from using the social media platform TikTok. Noem’s office said the Republican…

What is the AI Time Machine? The latest TikTok trend explained

newsweek.com TikTok is currently obsessed with a new artificial intelligence tool that allows users to transform themselves into historical figures. But be warned: results do vary.…

Senate intel chair: 'If I had young kids, I wouldn't want th…

aol.com TikTok has become enormously popular with teens and young adults globally, and one U.S. senator is sounding the alarm on the security risks that the Chinese-operated app…

How TikTok is opening the door for social innovation

fastcompany.com Most of the time, 21-year-old photographer and influencer Tati Bruening uses Instagram to post photos of herself and behind-the-scenes looks at her shoots for her 320,000…

How to keep a "perfect" Christmas tree: "Everyone's Grandma" shares tips

newsweek.com With the holiday season kicking into high gear, many are off to find their Christmas tree. One woman—who is "everyone's grandmother," according to her TikTok bio—shared a…

India Set to Launch Digital Rupee This Week With Four Banks

beincrypto.com The Indian digital rupee retail pilot is set to launch on Dec 1 with four banks in four cities. What does the crypto community have to say? According to a press release from…

How Gen Z Inspired Grocers To Reinvent Their Social Presence

forbes.com Consumers are spending less time in grocery stores compared to their pandemic peaks. Grocery retailers and brands have turned to social media platforms to reach these…

Dog extremely excited to greet guest has internet in stitches: "Too much"

newsweek.com A video of a dog eager to say hello to a house guest has gone viral on TikTok, where it had over 743,000 views at the time of writing. The clip, shared by TikToker…

Britain tempers controversial plans to make Big Tech remove harmful content

cnbc.com Social media giants like Facebook, TikTok and Twitter will no longer be obliged to take down "legal but harmful" content under the U.K.'s new proposals for online safety. -…

Shock as man unearths "secret" cellar in his 1800s house filled with liquor

newsweek.com A man has captured viral attention online after sharing the secrets inside a 200-year-old basement in England. Luca and his friend Tom started by cutting a chunk from the…

'Zesty Drake' Meme Explained in Academic Terms by Viral Author

newsweek.com A children's author-turned-TikTok star is going viral with her literary breakdown of rap lyrics, but now she's batting away rappers looking to collaborate. London-based…

What Are Augmented Reality Filters, And How Can You Market Your Business With Them?

forbes.com As e-commerce evolves, augmented reality is playing a bigger part in the consumer world. So, what is it, and why is it relevant to e-commerce's evolution? As a social media…

Pregnant woman announcing 'first grandbaby' to her parents melts hearts

newsweek.com A video of a woman sharing the news of her pregnancy with her parents via a children's book has gone viral on TikTok, where it had 1.6 million views at the time of…

TikTok ‘Invisible Body Challenge’ Hijacked To Spread Malware

forbes.com Hackers are exploiting TikTok’s “Invisible Body Challenge” to spread malware that can steal passwords and credit-card details. A trending challenge on TikTok is encouraging…

Hailey Bieber

forbes.com 26, Founder, Rhode SkinWith 60 million followers across Instagram and TikTok, Bieber-- a model, influencer and wife of Justin-- is one of social media's most famous faces. A…

Is Meta Platforms Stock a Buy?

fool.com Few companies in the history of the stock market have undergone as dramatic of an implosion as Meta Platforms (META -2.36%), the parent of Facebook and Instagram. From its…

From Hailey Bieber To Meg Thee Stallion's Nail Artist: Meet The Forbes 30 Under 30 2023 In Art And Style

forbes.com These thirty creatives are changing the way we see the world—one stitch, NFT, portrait, TikTok and manicure at a time. By Isabel Lord with additional reporting by Cassell…

Trilingual Albums, Music Tech And TikTok: Meet The 30 Under 30 In Music 2023

forbes.com These under 30 musical prodigies and industry mavens have their finger on the pulse of the present and future, bringing Latin pop, Afrobeat and other genres into the…

If Elon Musk resurrects Vine, can it compete with TikTok?

fastcompany.com Last month, Twitter CEO Elon Musk caused a flurry of speculation—as he’s been wont to do since assuming his new role—when he tweeted a poll asking if he should bring back…

TikTok May Be in the FCC's Sights Now Huawei, ZTE Are Banned

bloomberg.com TikTok May Be in the FCC's Sights Now Huawei, ZTE Are Banned Bloomberg

Let’s talk about dabloons

thehustle.co Doubloons were Spanish gold coins coveted by pirates. Dabloons are something else — an elaborate, entirely user-generated TikTok game surrounding a fake currency. It started…

What is the Kevin gaze? People can't decide if this trend is sexy or creepy

newsweek.com A character named Kevin has taken over TikTok, splitting viewers into two visceral groups—the seduced and the weirded-out. Little information is publicly known about Kevin,…

Is BetterHelp a 'Scam'? Patients Tell of 'Sketchy' Therapists

newsweek.com The online therapy platform BetterHelp has come under fire as patients describe on TikTok problematic experiences with their therapists. BetterHelp, which provides…

Woman's take on male Instacart shoppers resonates: "Still haunts me"

newsweek.com A viral video has stoked a debate among viewers about male Instacart shoppers after a woman showed she got more than she asked for. Zoë Tyler shared the clip on her TikTok…

TikTok’s China Problem

forbes.com In 2021, TikTok became the most visited website in the world. Since then, it has led trends in American culture and commerce, and played an increasing role in civic and…

The woman behind TikTok's popular text-to-speech voice has made peace with people using her voice to say bad things: 'In my mind, I understand that that's not…

businessinsider.com NurPhoto/Getty Images A radio show host in Canada confirmed last month she's behind TikTok's popular Jessie voice. Kat Callaghan said she's made peace with people using the…

FreeKesha movement explained as Kim Petras defends working with Dr. Luke

newsweek.com The hashtag "Free Kesha" is currently making the rounds on social media again after Kim Petras defended working with Dr. Luke on Twitter last week. The #FreeKesha movement…

Health inspector reveals what it takes for her to not eat at restaurant

newsweek.com A woman who works as a health inspector shared what makes her not want to dine at a restaurant in a now-viral video. Posted by TikTok user @toofar_north, the video was…

I make $1,000 a month by promoting Amazon products on social media. It only takes 5 hours per week

businessinsider.com Elena Duque. Courtesy of Elena Duque Elena Duque is a guest host on the TV channel QVC and has a side hustle as an Amazon influencer. She earns commission by promoting…

Shopify won't cut ties with controversial Libs of TikTok

cbc.ca Shopify won't cut ties with controversial Libs of TikTok Social media accounts accused of promoting ‘dangerous’ anti-LGBTQ content to followers The Ottawa-based e-commerce…

The Dabloon economy is the latest craze engulfing TikTok: from inflation and debt, to thieves and factions

fortune.com The Dabloon economy is the latest craze engulfing TikTok: Here’s everything you need to know TikTokers have created a giant fake economy within the app, with millions of…

TikTok Couldn’t Ensure Accurate Responses To Government Inquiries, A ByteDance Risk Assessment Said

forbes.com The internal risk assessment, completed in late 2021, also warned of rampant self-dealing, embezzlement, and potential indictment of executives. Infall 2021, members of…

'Secret Room' in Couple's House Accessible Only via Ladder Stuns Internet

newsweek.com Footage revealing a couple's "secret room" in their home that can be accessed only by a ladder has gone viral since it was shared on social media. In a TikTok video, user…

Twitter is recruiting engineers & designers. Here’s how to apply

teslarati.com Twitter is recruiting engineers and designers. Today marks exactly one month since Elon Musk purchased the platform and made several rapid changes to it. Some of those…

A GOP congressman says TikTok should be banned in the US and is introducing legislation to do so, calling the app 'digital fentanyl'

businessinsider.com Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., walks down the House steps on Friday, September 30, 2022. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images In a Fox News appearance, Wisconsin…

How a 28-year-old is transforming the ‘male, pale, and stale’ personal finance industry to become everyone’s ‘Rich BFF’

fortune.com How a 28-year-old is transforming the ‘male, pale, and stale’ personal finance industry to become everyone’s ‘Rich BFF’ Vivian Tu, the 28-year-old TikToker behind Your Rich…

How to gain followers and grow an audience on platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok

businessinsider.com Joy Ofodu is a comedy creator and podcast host. Darrin Baldridge Building an audience is one of the first steps toward becoming a professional content creator. Gaining…

These Young Workers Are ‘Romanticizing’ the Return to Office

nytimes.com Meena Kirupakaran didn’t think there was anything especially exciting about her job in publishing. She had an hourlong commute each way, including a 40-minute train ride.…

Some Businesses Are Getting Booted From Facebook After Being Hacked…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

forbes.com Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 - Meta keeps booting small business owners for being…

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