An 85-year-old man whose piano playing has been viewed hundreds of thousand of times on TikTok has said he is “blown away” by the new-found attention he’s received.
A teenager has been credited with saving a boy more than 800 miles away – thanks to TikTok.
A TikTok post by influencers The Wave House promoting fashion retailer Pretty Little Thing has been banned after the group failed to clearly mark it as an advert.
Pakistan’s media regulatory agency has reinstated access to the Chinese video service TikTok, after a court banned it weeks ago and urged authorities to ensure that it carried no “vulgar” content.
TikTok has joined an online campaign fronted by wildlife protection organisations aiming to reduce the trafficking of animals on the internet.
An eating disorder charity has warned of the adverse effects of body-editing apps being advertised on social media platforms.
The Hebridean Baker, Coinneach MacLeod, is to publish his first cookbook after his videos on TikTok went viral.
TikTok has created a safety council to advise the social media platform on content moderation policies and practices in Europe.
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay 92 million dollars (£65.72 million) in a settlement to US users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging the video-sharing app failed to gain their consent to collect data in violation of a strict Illinois privacy law.
TikTok says it removed nearly 90 million videos that broke its rules in the last six months of 2020 as part of a crackdown on harmful content on the platform.
TikTok star Addison Rae revealed she looked to the Kardashians for advice on how to adjust to fame.
A day after it put a hold on a proposed ban on TikTok, the Biden administration in the US is distancing itself from attempts by former president Donald Trump to ban the China-owned messaging app WeChat.
An Aberdeen minister has jumped on the current sea shanty trend - by creating his own nautical number telling the story of Noah.
The Biden administration is backing away from Donald Trump’s attempt to ban TikTok, asking a court to postpone a legal dispute over the proposed move as it reviews national security threats posed by Chinese technology companies.
Professor Chris Whitty said he hopes the young man who heckled him in the street becomes a “model citizen” and more like the late Captain Sir Tom Moore.
Downing Street has branded social media footage of a verbal attack on Professor Chris Whitty as “unacceptable”.
TikTok is to begin flagging videos containing content and claims which cannot be conclusively verified in its latest steps to combat misinformation.
A catcaller who confronted Professor Chris Whitty in the street has been branded “pathetic” by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
Time spent online and mobile phone ownership have increased among children during lockdown as many search for new ways to communicate and be entertained, new research suggests.
Postman Nathan Evans is poised to enter the top 10 on the Official Singles Chart with his viral sea shanty Wellerman.
A member of a 32-year-old shanty singing group has said the recent maritime viral trend will “do nothing but good for our genre of music”.
A TikTok star famous for turning petty internet drama into song has teamed up with Jimmy Fallon for his latest instalment in what he described as a “dream come true”.
Twitter failed to move fast and aggressive enough to tackle conspiracy theories before the US Captiol riots, a senior executive for the social network has told MPs.
A video posted on TikTok showing a car parked across a live railway track for a photoshoot has been condemned as “sheer stupidity”.
A lorry driver is urging motorists to be more careful on the roads after his video showing careless drivers went viral.
TikTok is adding banners and tags to videos which will direct people to trusted information about Covid-19 vaccines, as part of new efforts by the platform to combat anti-vaccination misinformation.
TikTok has praised its users for “helping us get through a tough year” as the social media platform published a review of 2020.
Pop star Halsey has showcased her striking new look in a viral TikTok video.
Snapchat users on Apple’s iOS can now add music to their posts for the first time, as the social media platform reignites its rivalry with Instagram and TikTok.
Mick Fleetwood has made his TikTok debut recreating a viral meme to the Fleetwood Mac song Dreams.