TikTok

10.11.19

The Best TikToks of the Week According to Me

I spend a troubling amount of time on the wildly-popular video app, TikTok. The least I can do is round up the best videos I saw this week.

10.11.19

Tech Companies Didn’t Plan for Chinese Censorship

Tech companies are censoring information about the demonstrations in Hong Kong. Civil liberties experts say this is symptomatic of larger problems.

10.8.19

TikTok, the App Without Time, Is Testing a Timestamp Feature

TikTok, the explosively popular video app, is testing a time stamp feature in the “Following” tab of select users.

10.1.19

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Could 'Suck for Us'

To which she retorts: "What would really ‘suck’ is if we don’t fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook engage in illegal anticompetitive practices"

8.19.19

We Interviewed the Priest From the 'Hot Priest Summer' TikTok

According to the Texas-based Episcopal priest David W. Peters, "I'm like the least funny priest I know."

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8.15.19

TikTok Users Are Inventing Wild Theories to Explain Its Mysterious Algorithm

No one knows how TikTok’s For You page algorithm works, so users have taken it upon themselves to construct their own theories.

8.1.19

Mariah Carey's 'Obsessed' Is the Real Song of the Summer, Thanks to TikTok

Ten years later, the #ObsessedChallenge is breathing new life into the Mariah Carey classic.

7.23.19

This Meme Explains Why TikTok Isn't Like Any Other Social Media

Point-of-view or POV videos are TikTok’s chameleon genre that give creators room to express themselves, and give TikTok room to come into its own.

6.14.19

'The Git Up' Is the Next Viral Country Rap Song

Blanco Brown's debut single is reviving line dancing and follows the success of "Old Town Road" as the next country rap phenomenon.

1.31.19

TikTok Can't Save Us from Algorithmic Content Hell

TikTok is not immune from engagement-hungry algorithms that dominate the internet as we know it.

12.18.18

TikTok Has a Nazi Problem

TikTok, which is mega popular with children and teens, has a problem with blatant, violent white supremacy and Nazism.

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