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The TikTok ban: Everything you need to know

The TikTok ban: Everything you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about the ongoing feud between the Trump White House and TikTok.
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TikTok says it’s here to stay; ban from U.S. app stores delayed to September 27

TikTok says it’s here to stay; ban from U.S. app stores delayed to September 27

TikTok said that it isn't going anywhere after President Trump approved Oracle's proposed deal. The app's ban from U.S. app stores has been delayed by a week.
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Trump approves Oracle / TikTok deal … in concept

Trump approves Oracle / TikTok deal … in concept

President Donald Trump approved Oracle's purchase of the U.S. assets of TikTok, as the new company that will be formed pledged $5 billion to an education fund.
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Trump reportedly still wants U.S. government to get paid in proposed TikTok sale

Trump reportedly still wants U.S. government to get paid in proposed TikTok sale

President Donald Trump reportedly spoke to Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison about a possible payment to the U.S. government in the proposed deal to acquire TikTok.
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TikTok’s ban goes through, reality TV heads to space | Digital Trends Live

TikTok’s ban goes through, reality TV heads to space | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live ,we break down the top tech stories, including TikTok and WeChat officially banned, reality TV heads to space, and more.
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TikTok vows to challenge Trump’s ‘unjust’ ban

TikTok vows to challenge Trump’s ‘unjust’ ban

TikTok said it is prepared to challenge President Donald Trump's ban of the app, calling the president's order to remove the app from app stores unjust.
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TikTok users mourn, mobilize after Trump moves forward with ban

TikTok users mourn, mobilize after Trump moves forward with ban

Creators and users took to TikTok to say their goodbyes — but also voice their dissent — after the Trump administration moved forward with a ban.
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TikTok boss calls out Facebook, Instagram to team up against Trump ban

TikTok boss calls out Facebook, Instagram to team up against Trump ban

A top TikTok exec is telling Facebook and Instagram to put their money where their mouth is and help fight the Trump administration's ban.
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TikTok and WeChat to be banned from U.S. app stores on Sunday

TikTok and WeChat to be banned from U.S. app stores on Sunday

The popular apps TikTok and WeChat will be banned from app stores in the U.S. from Sunday, September 20, due to President Trump's Executive Order.
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Twitter imposes tighter account security for politicians ahead of 2020 vote

Twitter imposes tighter account security for politicians ahead of 2020 vote

With the presidential election fast approaching, Twitter is tightening account security for prominent, election-related Twitter accounts in the U.S. 
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How Twitter cut activity on QAnon content by half

How Twitter cut activity on QAnon content by half

Twitter said in the two months since it banned thousands of QAnon-related accounts, activity on QAnon content has been cut in half.
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Facebook won’t show health groups in its recommendations anymore

Facebook won’t show health groups in its recommendations anymore

Facebook said the new policy is to ensure that its users get accurate health information. 
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Why posting photos of your boarding pass is a terrible idea

Why posting photos of your boarding pass is a terrible idea

You may want to show off, but stop posting your boarding passes online. It's turning you into an easy target for hackers and indentity thieves.
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TikTok creators say the Creator Fund is killing their views. Some are leaving

TikTok creators say the Creator Fund is killing their views. Some are leaving

TikTok creators say the Creator Fund, designed to pay creators for their content, is killing their views. Now, some are leaving.
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Dozens of celebrities call for one-day boycott of Facebook, Instagram

Dozens of celebrities call for one-day boycott of Facebook, Instagram

Dozens of celebrities have joined in a one-day boycott of Facebook led by the Stop Hate for Profit campaign against hate speech on the social media platform.
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What happens if Trump bans TikTok?

What happens if Trump bans TikTok?

Only a few days away from the selling deadline, TikTok may not get approval for a deal in time. What happens next?
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TikTok reaches deal to sell its U.S. operations to Oracle

TikTok reaches deal to sell its U.S. operations to Oracle

TikTok has reportedly struck a deal with Oracle to sell its U.S. operations to the American software giant.
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Microsoft fails in effort to acquire TikTok’s U.S. operations

Microsoft fails in effort to acquire TikTok’s U.S. operations

Microsoft has failed in its effort to acquire the U.S. operations of popular social media app TikTok, the computer giant said on Sunday.
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Apple One, Ubisoft Forward wrap-up, life on Mars, and more | Digital Trends Live

Apple One, Ubisoft Forward wrap-up, life on Mars, and more | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live, we talk the top tech stories, including Apple accidentally revealing Apple One, an Ubisoft Forward wrap-up, and more.
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China would rather see TikTok shut down than have Trump force a sale

China would rather see TikTok shut down than have Trump force a sale

The Chinese government reportedly prefers TikTok to shut down in the U.S. instead of ByteDance being forced to sell the video-sharing app to one of its suitors.
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Trump says TikTok won’t get a deadline extension to sell its U.S. operations

Trump says TikTok won’t get a deadline extension to sell its U.S. operations

President Donald Trump said there will be no extension for TikTok, and it will be banned if it doesn't finalize a U.S. sale before the deadline.
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Portland bans facial recognition, TikTok may not sell | Digital Trends Live

Portland bans facial recognition, TikTok may not sell | Digital Trends Live

On this Digital Trends Live we discuss the top tech stories, including Portland’s ban on facial recognition, TikTok may not sell after all, and more.
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Twitter will soon remove tweets intended to undermine the election

Twitter will soon remove tweets intended to undermine the election

Twitter said the new policy to remove or label these types of tweets would apply to everyone.
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Facebook reportedly suffers outage in parts of U.S.

Facebook reportedly suffers outage in parts of U.S.

The social network started to experience issues starting at 1 p.m. PT on Wednesday.
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The best apps for small businesses

The best apps for small businesses

From calendars to time tracking and accounting tools, there are some apps every small business needs. We've picked some of the best around right now.
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Vimeo just overhauled profile pages to double as pro portfolios

Vimeo just overhauled profile pages to double as pro portfolios

Vimeo profiles just got a major overhaul, designed to help turn the page into a portfolio with organizational tools and the option to include more information.
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China’s new data security initiative urges tech firms to not install backdoors

China’s new data security initiative urges tech firms to not install backdoors

China has announced a new global data security initiative that urges tech companies to not install backdoors and respect other countries' privacy rules.
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TikTok is working to stop the spread of a suicide video

TikTok is working to stop the spread of a suicide video

TikTok is trying to prevent the spread of a graphic video that shows a man dying by suicide, but its efforts are being hampered by users re-uploading the clip.
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Black Lives Matter and MAGA hats: Activism and politics are flooding dating apps

Black Lives Matter and MAGA hats: Activism and politics are flooding dating apps

More and more singles are using their dating app bios to showcase their stance on politics and social justice. But is it performative activism?
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Pinterest is handling the presidential election in its own way

Pinterest is handling the presidential election in its own way

Pinterest appears keen to take a step back from the inevitable election hullabaloo with a range of measures designed to limit some political content.
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TikTok’s new Stitch feature lets you quote other creators’ videos in your posts

TikTok’s new Stitch feature lets you quote other creators’ videos in your posts

TikTok is now rolling out a new editing feature called Stitch that lets you feature up to five seconds of any other existing video in your own posts.
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Facebook is paying some users to suspend their accounts before the 2020 election

Facebook is paying some users to suspend their accounts before the 2020 election

Facebook is offering to pay some users to suspend their accounts as part of a study into how social media affects democracy.
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Facebook admits it didn’t actually remove Kenosha militia event

Facebook admits it didn’t actually remove Kenosha militia event

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed a Buzzfeed report that shows that page moderators took down the event, not Facebook.
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Facebook and Twitter flag Trump’s post about mail-in voting

Facebook and Twitter flag Trump’s post about mail-in voting

Facebook on Thursday flagged President Donald Trump's post that encourages people to vote both through the mail and in person.
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