TikTok CEO faces Congress grilling
TikTok's chief executive faced tough questions from lawmakers who are convinced the Chinese-owned short video app should be barred for being a 'tool' of the Chinese Communist Party and because it c...
Is TikTok’s data collection dangerous?
TikTok is facing questions (and accusations) about the Chinese-owned app’s data practices. It comes as the social media giant's CEO faced a heated grilling before U.S Congress as lawmakers push to ...
Defiant TikTok CEO faces Congress grilling
Tiktok Chief Executive Officer Shou Chew says the social media platform has not spied on Americans. He testifies before the US House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington.
Debunked: Did a Putin use a body-double?
Euronews has debunked a photo widely shared online as well as theories pushed by Ukrainian officials that Vladimir Putin never visited the occupied-city of Mariupol.
TikTok creators protest looming U.S ban
A group of TikTok content creators descended on the US Capitol Wednesday to protest against calls for a ban on the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app, amid fears that it presents a national se...
TikTok faces growing pressure in US
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R) West Virginia discusses what she and other senators plan on asking TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew ahead of Chew testifying Thursday.
The case against TikTok
Bloomberg Opinion contributor Kyla Scanlon takes a look at the case against TikTok. The social media app's CEO is heading to Capitol Hill to say China has no authority over its data.
Which countries have banned TikTok?
Popular social media app TikTok, which was developed by Chinese company ByteDance, has been banned in multiple countries as there are concerns over the company's close ties with the Chinese governm...
Weight-loss drug Ozempic goes viral
The drug Ozempic is everywhere these days. And you probably think it's a weight loss drug. It's not. Here's the skinny on Ozempic, a type 2 diabetes drug that fell into shortage after becoming popu...
TikTok caught spying on a Forbes reporter
Forbes technology reporter Emily Baker-White joins Brian Sullivan and the 'CNBC Special: Taking stock' to discuss how she felt when she found out that TikTok and ByteDance were spying on her.
White House demands TikTok sell or face ban
The White House recently gave TikTok an ultimatum -- they want the Chinese-owned company to either sell or face a ban in the U.S. But would a sale end the national security concerns raised by the app?
Iranian girls detained for TikTok dance
Five teenage girls in Iran danced to a Selena Gomez song in a TikTok video which has gone viral. They were detained by so-called "Guidance Patrol" and reportedly forced to make an apology.
U.S warns TikTok to dump parent ByteDance
TikTok confirmed Wednesday that US officials have recommended the popular video-sharing app part ways with its Chinese parent ByteDance to avoid a national ban.
Japanese MP, YouTuber expelled from Parliament
A celebrity gossip YouTuber, who thought he would try his hand at being a politician, has been expelled from Japan's parliament just months after becoming an MP. The individual, who is known as "Ga...
Meta to axe 10,000 more jobs in second round of cuts
Meta Platforms announced Tuesday that it will axe 10,000 more jobs - its second round of mass layoffs - as the tech industry braces for a deep economic downturn. The job cuts – which come after the...
TikTok Mulls Split from ByteDance
TikTok is said to be considering a split from its Chinese parent company ByteDance to help address US concerns about national security risks.
Morale Low at Meta After Massive Layoff Announcement
Meta is cutting 10,000 jobs and will close about 5,000 open roles. Bloomberg's Sarah Frier says morale at the company is low.
The rise of misogyny on social media
Women haters are becoming more and more popular on social media platforms worldwide. Why do platforms like TikTok promote their misogynistic content - and what can be done against them?
Meta plans to lay of ten thousand employees
Meta plans to lay off around 10,000 employees and close about 5,000 additional open roles. The job cuts come as part of Mark Zuckerberg's "year of efficiency." The company already laid off 11,000 p...
Immune to bogus climate claims? Think again
Even if you scroll past the videos and social posts making false claims about climate change, you’re not immune. A growing body of evidence shows that misinformation is having an impact, even if yo...
Meta, Instagram to dump NFT features
Meta has announced it won’t be going ahead with its NFT and digital collectibles features on Facebook and Instagram. The project has only been around for a year, and the company has revealed it is ...
'Sharenting': Campaign to limit sharing child images
In France, you may have to think twice before sharing images or videos of your child online. The government wants to penalise the practice.
Proposed Senate bill clears path for TikTok ban
The White House is backing a bipartisan bill in the Senate that would give the president the power to ban TikTok. Will Rinehart, with the Center For Growth and Opportunity, joins FOX 5 to talk abou...
Elon Musk claims Twitter may be cashflow positive soon
Elon Musk says it's startling how little money Twitter makes. But he says his company may break even on a cash-flow basis in the second quarter. Bloomberg's Ed Ludlow reports.
TikTok desperately tries to regain trust
With all this discussion about TikTok and data collection, the platform has launched a security measure to counter the fears. Project Clover will see a separate security company monitor the data fl...
TikTok creators 'devastated' at looming ban
As the White House backs a bill that could see TikTok banned across the U.S., Reuters spoke to a handful of content creators who put their success down to the Chinese-owned app. They say they are d...
White House backs bill to ban TikTok
TikTok has criticized legislation that would allow the U.S to ban its popular platform saying 'any ban on TikTok is a ban on the export of American culture'. It comes as a dozen Senators introduced...
Musk: Twitter to be profitable by mid-year
Twitter CEO Elon Musk says the company may be cashflow positive within the next three months. This is on the back of costs being cut and users increasing on the platform. Musk revealed the target i...
Romanian PM hires world's first AI advisor
"My role is now to represent you, like a mirror," Ion the AI adviser said at its launch event in Bucharest, Romania. But what will it do in reality?