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TikTok memo directed censorship of users deemed ugly, overweight, or disabled, and banned users for livestreams that criticized governments

"If the character's appearance or the shooting environment is not good, the video will be much less attractive," a leaked policy said.

The 28 youngest billionaires in tech, from Stripe’s founders to the owner of TikTok

Many of the world's youngest billionaires, like Evan Spiegel and Mark Zuckerberg, hail from the tech industry.
Several DJs livestreaming their sets on Douyin, China's version of TikTok.

TikTok is approaching 2 billion installs and the download surge is partly down to coronavirus

TikTok's phenomenal popularity continues amid the coronavirus outbreak

US government agencies are banning TikTok, the social media app teens are obsessed with, over cybersecurity fears — here’s the full list

A message from the Pentagon led to a military ban on TikTok for government devices, and now TSA is the latest agency to follow.

Byte, the US homegrown competitor to TikTok, admitted to a huge bot problem just 2 days after launching

Byte is the latest hot new looping video app, built by a cofounder of Vine.

With a new LA office and a forthcoming creator studio, TikTok is poised to take on Instagram and YouTube

The China-based company now has more than 400 US employees and is reportedly looking for a US CEO, signaling plans to grow in North America.
People wearing protective masks at a Beijing train station on Tuesday.

China’s version of TikTok launches feature to spread awareness and fight Wuhan coronavirus

The #FightPneumonia page offers information about symptoms and the virus' spread, and a feature lets users show support to medical staff and patients.

Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app whose ties to China are raising concerns in the US

Here's how TikTok got its start from a Chinese tech company, and how it's grown into a wildly popular platform with over 1.5 billion downloads.
TikTok is a wildly popular video platform owned by Chinese tech firm ByteDance.

See inside TikTok’s new five-story LA office it built to take on US social media giants like Instagram and Youtube

Tiktok now has over 1.6 billion users and 400 US employees, with plans to grow and be an even bigger competitor to Instagram and Youtube.

TikTok is reportedly on the hunt for a US-based CEO, and it could be the company’s latest step to distance itself from ties to China

The move may help to distance TikTok from ByteDance, its Chinese parent company, and appease concerns about the app's ties to the Chinese government.