TikTok: Mizzy in court over ‘prank’ videos

TikTok: Mizzy in court over 'prank' videos

An 18-year-old man is due to appear in court following widely shared social media footage showing him walking into someone’s home without permission. Bacari-Bronze O’Garro, known on social media as Mizzy, has been charged with failing to comply with a Community Protection Notice. Other videos allegedly show him pestering train passengers and entering a man’s […]

BBC advises staff to delete TikTok from work phones

TikTok testing out advert-free monthly subscription

The BBC has advised staff to delete TikTok from corporate phones because of privacy and security fears. The BBC seems to be the first UK media organisation to issue the guidance – and only the second in the world after Denmark’s public service broadcaster. The BBC said it would continue to use the platform for […]

TikTok to allow creators to sell collections of long-format videos

Chinese short-video sharing app TikTok said on Tuesday it will allow some creators to produce collections of longer videos and charge their audience a premium for access, opening up a new channel of monetization for its users. Its new offering “Series” will allow eligible creators to put collections of up to 80 videos, each about […]

TikTok sets 60-minute daily screen time limit for under-18s

Utah sues TikTok, alleging it lures children into addictive and destructive social media habits

TikTok is setting a 60-minute daily screen time limit for users who are aged under 18. If young people hit the new limit, they will have to enter a passcode to continue to use the service that day. But they will be able to opt out of the new measure, which TikTok says will be […]