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TikTok Supporters Blame Jews for Congressional Ban

TikTok supporters online are claiming that "pro-Israel lobbying groups" and Jews are responsible for pressuring Congress into fast-tracking bills that would ban the Chinese social media app, which the U.S. intelligence community deems a national security

Politics | The China Threat

The End of TikTok? A Complete Ban Is Now Closer Than Ever

 A complete ban on the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok is now closer than ever. Bipartisan legislation could require TikTok to divest from its Chinese owner ByteDance or face an outright ban on app stores across the United States.

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Chinese-owned TikTok Refused Ads About Israeli Hostages

TikTok refused an ad promoting awareness of the plight of Israeli hostages held by Hamas, deeming the ad "too political."

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Man Who Killed Bin Laden Responds To Viral TikTok Trend Praising The Terrorist’s ‘Letter To America’

A new viral trend on China-owned social media platform TikTok includes largely younger people praising and agreeing with notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden‘s “Letter to America.”

Science & Technology | Social Media

Montana Becomes First State to Ban TikTok Outright | National Review

Montana’s ban prevents TikTok from operating within its jurisdiction entirely, and is the most extensive in the United States.

Politics | Politics

TikTok Hearing Underscores Importance Of Big Tech Competition With China

Banning TikTok or imposing sanctions on exports of advanced computer chips to China will not win the technology competition. Only by partnering with the Big Tech companies and encouraging their efforts to achieve technological advances in critical areas c

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PODCAST | Placing Restrictions On The Free Speech-Killing RESTRICT Act

Listen now | Freedom of Speech. It's enshrined in the First Amendment and we believe that we have it but throughout history, the freedom of speech has been something that is vacillated to a lesser extent and a more potent extent.

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This Is How Disingenuous Politicians Steal Power

By now you have come to understand just how overtly the Communist Chinese have deployed their data and intelligence-gathering apparatus into the United States. In addition to their traditional methods of espionage – that target our intellectual property

Miscellaneous | Products

Owner Says Business Sold Out 45 Minutes After TikTok Keith Lee's Review

Keith Lee's TikTok review of an independent chocolate brand means founder Ella Livingston can quit her second job thanks to newfound success, she said.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Rep. Jamaal Bowman says ‘let’s not be racist toward China’ and ban TikTok

It's racist to want to ban TikTok but not Facebook.

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PODCAST | Up, Up & Away In Out Fifth-Generation Warfare Balloon

Listen now (46 min) | Before we get to this morning's edition of Talkback with Chuck Wilder, I wanted to talk a little bit about the decision – or indecision, I guess – of President Biden in not wanting to ban TikTok from the United States. This

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TikTok Confirms It Spied On American Journalists

TikTok Confirms It Spied On American Journalists - 12/23/2022

Politics | Politics

Kristi Noem Bans TikTok: 'Like Digital Fentanyl'


Politics | The China Threat

Why Are We Allowing Dangerous Chinese Tech Companies To Operate On American Soil?

It's not just TikTok and ByteDance. Chinese tech companies like Alibaba and Baidu are a major threat to U.S. national security.

Politics | Politics

Dem Sen. Warner says ‘Trump was right’ about banning China’s TikTok, warns parents against letting kids on app | Fox New

Sen. Mark Warner warned parents not to allow their kids to download TikTok, saying former President Donald Trump "was right" about the China-owned video app.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump’s TikTok ban might have been right after all - Vox

No matter who controls Congress, Chinese-owned TikTok is in trouble.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Dog goes viral after TikTok video shows it's overlooked at NY adoption event

Bob Parr, a 3-year-old white terrier, touched the hearts of millions after a now-viral TikTok video showed him being passed up at an dog adoption event in Brooklyn, New York.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How TikTok’s algorithm made it a success: ‘It pushes the boundaries’

The company’s secret sauce is what populates its For You Page, which predicts the videos that will pique a viewer’s interest

Science & Technology | Tech

TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

According to a Consumer Reports (CR) investigation published last week, TikTok has been planting trackers called "pixels" on hundreds of websites. Partnering with security firm Disconnect, CR...

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PODCAST | The Not So Good Information From The Good Information Foundation

For years - years - I have been telling you how the dark money, special interest, elites have been manipulating the information presented to you to consume. I have talked about David Brock and Media Matters and how the mainstream media complex is bought a

Psychology | Personality

So ‘Quiet Quitting’ Is Actually Just … Work?

The latest trend in job-releasing energy is “quiet quitting,” a confusing concept that’s recently exploded on TikTok pushing back on hustle culture. And yet, when users define it, it sounds a lot like just … doing your job.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Inflation TikTok: Creators Share Increased Cost of Groceries

TikTok videos about inflation and the cost of living are going viral as people share the increased prices of everyday grocery items.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest's plan to better compete with TikTok, Shopify and Instagram

Pinterest user growth surged in the iPhone era and the pandemic boom fueled more growth, but monetization has been a struggle for the social media company.

News | National News

U.S. FCC commissioner wants Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores

A leader of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission asked Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores over China-related data security concerns.

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FCC commissioner urges TikTok be removed from Apple, Google stores over 'unacceptable national security risk'

FCC chief Brendan Carr urged the CEOs of Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their stores, arguing that Chinese “data harvesting” poses an “unacceptable national security risk.”

Science & Technology | Tech

FCC Commissioner urges Google and Apple to ban TikTok

Brendan Carr references reports that say Beijing-based employees have access to US TikTok user data..

Politics | Politics

The mystery woman behind the viral Libs of Tik Tok account

“I’ve been called a Nazi, white supremacist, grifter, liar. I’m not offended — I think these people are so broken,” the founder told The Post.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Travel Influencer Sued for Telling "Increasingly Bold Lies" to Build Her Brand

A consumer watchdog sues a social media influencer for, among other things, lying about her travel achievements. | Frommer's

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SUNDAY DIGEST: According to The Atlantic Nuclear War 'Would Hurt the Climate'

According to The Atlantic Nuclear War 'Would Hurt the Climate' The Atlantic, a far-left magazine owned by Apple founder Steve Jobs's billionaire widow Laurene Powell Jobs, published an article by Robinson Meyer warning that if the Russian i

Politics | The China Threat

Beijing-Based ByteDance Knows TikTok Is A Cultural Weapon

ByteDance owns an app controlled by a government enemy, and it's designed to be less harmful than the one peddled in America.

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

Teens who are “addicted” to TikTok experience worse depression and anxiety, and in turn, reduced working memory capacity

A study among teenage TikTok users found that those who showed addictive tendencies toward the platform performed worse when recalling number sequences. The findings, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, furt

Politics | Politics

Ted Cruz Can't Run the Country – He Can't Even Keep His Kid Off TikTok!

Dear Sen. Cruz – I get it. It's tempting to let your kid have access to places her friends are, like Instagram and TikTok. But at what cost?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Antisemitism Up Over 900 Percent on Social Media Giant TikTok, Finds University of Haifa Study

TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. …

Science & Technology | Technology

TikTok and Buzzfeed Are Disrupting a $250B Industry

Developing animated character brands was once expensive and high-risk. Maybe no longer.

Science & Technology | Social Media

TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance

Former TikTok employees say there is cause for concern when it comes to the popular social media app's Chinese parent company.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitic TikTok Trend Fuels Violence in Jerusalem

Videos depicting anti-Semitic violence are trending on TikTok in Israel, encouraging Arab assaults on Jews amid ongoing violent protests in Jerusalem.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Man astonished to learn proper use for slot on his car after '38 years on earth'

A man named Justin has gone viral on TikTok after sharing the discovery he made regarding the fuel cap of his car - and it turns out not many others knew about it either

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram says its algorithm won’t promote Reels that have a TikTok watermark - The Verge

Instagram issued new best practices for creators who want to make content on Reels. The platform recommends getting rid of watermarks and logos and making sure content isn’t blurry.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Guy Who Reverse-Engineered TikTok Reveals The Scary Things He Learned, Advises People To Stay Away From It | Bored Panda

Facebook got itself into a sensitive data scandal when it did shady business with Cambridge Analytica, Instagram confirmed a security issue exposing user accounts and phone numbers, but these apps are basically online security havens compared to TikTok, a

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Fresno men's heartwarming TikTok videos about their homeless neighbors go viral - ABC7 Los Angeles

Millions of people across the country have viewed Mohsin Alaqwari and Akram Mohsin's TikTok videos and fallen in love with the homeless people who visit Tower Gas and Mini Mart.

Politics | Trump Politics

Trump Administration to Ban Access to Chinese Apps WeChat and TikTok on Sunday

President Donald Trump's administration will block Americans from accessing China-based applications WeChat and TikTok from Sunday midnight, citing ...

News | International News

TikTok’s Parent Company Employs Chinese Communist Party Members in Its Highest Ranks

More than 130 employees at ByteDance, the Chinese owner of video-sharing application TikTok, are part of a Chinese ...

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Social Media Isn’t Actually Creating Anxiety Or Depression In Teens

An eight-year study conducted by Brigham Young University found that the amount of time spent on social media is not directly increasing anxiety or depression in teenagers.

Politics | The China Threat

TikTok’s Communist China Ties Make It The Worst Way To Waste Time In Quarantine

Communist China hampered the dissemination of information that could have prevented a pandemic, and we're spending the resultant quarantine with TikTok.

Science & Technology | Social Media

'Every kid wants to be an influencer': Why TikTok is taking off with Gen Z - Digiday

Marketers and publishers are still trying to get a handle on why TikTok is so popular among Gen Zers. Six Gen Z marketing consultants and entrepreneurs give their take.