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China’s TikTok equivalent gets 40-minute limit for kids under new regulation

Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, will limit use of the platform for children to 40 minutes a day. The rules will apply to users under 14, who have been authenticated using their real names, and who will be able to access it between 06:00 and 22:00. Parent company Bytedance announced the app’s Youth Mode in […]

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23-year-old Mexican rapper Dan Sur replaces original hair with gold chains

A 23-year-old Mexican rapper recently got hooks “surgically implanted” on his head to replace his original hair with gold chains. In a series of videos that have gone viral on TikTok, the rapper showed off his new hair with gold chains hanging from the hooks implanted in his head. Dan Sur is a rapper by […]

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TikTok and Shopify team up to let shoppers buy directly from the social media app

Canadian ecommerce shopping giant Shopify announced a partnership with TikTok to work on a feature that would let shoppers buy directly from the social media app.Shopify merchants who have a TikTok business account would soon be able to add a shopping tab to their profiles for the first time ever.The pilot version is currently available […]

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Viral TikTok mother who beat 3-year-old to death for ‘interrupting coitus’ sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter

Nicola Priest, 23, was jailed for 15 years for manslaughter last week after little Kaylee-Jayde was tragically found dead with chest and abdominal injuries at the flat where they lived in Birmingham on August 9 last year. Experts likened Kaylee-Jayde’s wounds to those of a child hit by a car at 40mph, or from falling […]

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Viral TikTok video sparks outrage after mother seen dumping handbag on sleeping baby while she gets hair styled

A mother has sparked outrage online after appearing to dump her handbag on her sleeping baby while at a hairdressers. American TikTok user Letitia Joy posted to her social media account to reveal the astonishing clip, which is thought to show the anonymous mother sitting and having her hair styled while the little one rests […]

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2020: TikTok was the world’s most downloaded app in the pandemic year

TikTok was the world’s most downloaded app in 2020 as it took the top spot from Facebook Messenger, according to digital analytics company App Annie. The Chinese video-sharing platform is the only app not owned by Facebook to make the global top five of downloads. In its home country, TikTok’s owner ByteDance also holds the […]

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TikTok star who broke Guinness World Record for largest mouth had to prove it was natural

TikTok star who broke the Guinness World Record for having the largest female mouth revealed she had to ‘prove she’s had no surgery’ before bagging the award. Samantha Ramsdell, 31, from Stamford, Connecticut, went viral last year after revealing on social media that her mouth can open an incredible 2.56 inches. She has since been […]

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Timbo the Redneck: 18-year-old TikTok star crushed to death under his truck while performing donuts

An 18-year-old TikTok star died after he fell out of his truck while performing donuts and the vehicle landed on top of him. Timbo the Redneck whose real name is Timothy Hall was killed on Saturday when his truck ‘Judy’, a GMC Sierra crashed, sending him flying before the flipped-over truck landed on top of […]

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Anthony Barajas: 19-year-old TikToker dies after being shot in the head at a California cinema

An American TikToker died after he and a friend were shot at a southern California cinema, police said. Anthony Barajas, 19, was at a cinema in Corona with Rylee Goodrich, 18, on Monday 26 July when they were both shot in the head. Rylee was pronounced dead at the scene, and Anthony had been on […]

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UK woman attempting viral egg poaching hack left with serious burn injuries

A woman attempting a viral TikTok hack to show how an egg can be poached to runny perfection by sticking it in a microwave for 90 seconds, thus saving a lot of time went, horribly wrong. Without thinking twice about the poorly hatched poaching trick, a 25-year-old woman from England’s Farnworth town was left with […]

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Workers at McDonald’s outlet quit after argument with managers, leaving brutal note

An entire crew of McDonald’s workers appeared to quit midway through their shift and documented it in a TikTok which has now gone viral. The video, which has racked up more than 2.3million views already, shows the journey into an unstaffed McDonalds in California, with a note explaining the absence of workers. “Everyone quit, we’re […]

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Cambodia: TikTok pet lion confiscated by authorities returned after intervention by prime minister

The pet lion that was confiscated by officials in Cambodia last month was returned to its owner after the intervention by its prime minister. The 18-month-old male lion was illegally smuggled into the country by a Chinese national, officials said. They launched an inquiry in April after seeing TikTok videos of the lion at a […]