Ahmad Abouammo was convicted of passing user information to the Saudi government in exchange for cash and a gold watch.
The online giant’s recent purchases of pharmacies and healthcare clinics signal its intentions to break into a space in serious need of attention.
The past few months have seen growing concerns about the company’s Chinese ownership amid leaks and former employees speaking out in two separate BuzzFeed News reports.
TikTok Owner ByteDance Used A News App On Millions Of Phones To Push Pro-China Messages, Ex-Employees Say
Former employees claim the company placed pieces of pro-China content in its now-defunct US news app, TopBuzz, and censored negative stories about the Chinese government. ByteDance says it did no such thing.
A few taps will allow you to see timely “Feeds” from friends, groups, or pages.
Musk had hoped to delay facing off in court until next year.
Elon Musk Doesn’t Seem To Realize That Twitter Is Already A Free Speech Warrior In Countries Where It Actually Matters.
This week, Twitter sued India. Under Musk, it probably wouldn’t bother.
TikTok Has Responded To US Lawmakers To Confirm BuzzFeed News' Report That US Users’ Data Was Accessed From China
TikTok's response to Republican senators comes days after an FCC commissioner called on the heads of Apple and Google to pull the app from its stores.
An FCC Commissioner Wants TikTok Removed From App Stores After BuzzFeed News Found American User Data Was Repeatedly Accessed In China
Nine Republican senators have also written to the company's CEO demanding answers.
After Amazon workers in Germany began striking, the company expanded eastward, where looser labor laws brought record productivity.
Leaked Audio From 80 Internal TikTok Meetings Shows That US User Data Has Been Repeatedly Accessed From China
“I feel like with these tools, there’s some backdoor to access user data in almost all of them,” said an external auditor hired to help TikTok close off Chinese access to sensitive information, like Americans’ birthdays and phone numbers.
New tricks for old gadgets. What's not to like?
Musk has mentioned the Twitter handle of Pranay Pathole, a 23-year-old engineer, more than 400 times since 2018.
Musk's tweeted that the deal was on hold until he could verify the number of spambots and fake accounts on Twitter really were less than 5%.
The tech giant also unveiled its long-anticipated Pixel Watch at its annual developer conference.
“I think that it was a mistake.”
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said he looked forward to joining his “‘new’ friend” Musk on his journey.
Admit it, you’ll never quit Twitter.
The announcement marks a new phase for the world’s most frustrating social media company.
The Tesla CEO spoke at the TED Live conference hours after he made a formal offer to buy Twitter for $43 billion.
The Tesla CEO has declined the company’s offer and will remain its largest shareholder without the responsibility — or fiduciary duty — of a board member.
This comes just after Musk bought a 9.2% share in the company.
TikTok’s Parent, ByteDance, Made Fake Accounts With Content Scraped From Instagram And Snapchat, Former Employees Say
The China-based company scraped public accounts and then duplicated them on Flipagram, a predecessor to TikTok, according to four former employees and documents viewed by BuzzFeed News.
Thousands of Etsy sellers and customers have signed an online petition demanding the company reverse its plans to raise transaction fees.
Individuals won’t be held liable for using the two social media networks, but paying for ads can be regarded as financing an “extremist” group.
TikTok is rebuilding its systems to keep US user data in the US and putting a new US-based team in control. But for now, that team reports to executives in China.
At its annual spring event, the company refreshed the iPhone SE and the iPad Air and unveiled a diminutive Mac Studio running a powerful new chip.
Russia’s communications regulator said it blocked Facebook because of “discrimination against Russian media and information resources." Twitter was blocked shortly after.
"Last week, we stopped all exports into our sales channel in the country. Apple Pay and other services have been limited. RT News and Sputnik News are no longer available for download from the App Store outside Russia."
Facebook’s parent company declined to answer our questions about how it moderates content in VR, so we created a test Horizon World filled with content banned from Facebook and Instagram. Content moderators said the world was fine — until we told Meta’s PR team about it.