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TikTok Has Started Collecting Your ‘Faceprints’ and ‘Voiceprints.’

Here Is What It Could Do With Them

Recently, TikTok made a change to its U.S. privacy policy, allowing the company to “automatically” collect new types of biometric data, including what it describes as “faceprints” and “voiceprints.” TikTok’s unclear intent, the permanence of the biometric data and potential future uses for it have caused concern among experts who say users’ security and privacy…

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Jewish TikTok creators say that they feel silenced by the platform

Since early May, every Friday evening, Julia Massey said she gets the same notification from TikTok: She’s been banned from posting for a week.Massey, 19, of California, a Jewish creator on the app, said she could be posting a video of herself baking a loaf of challah or a clip of her cat, but the…

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TikTok survives Trump Prohibit as Biden administration plans review

Washington The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders intended to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China, officials said Wednesday.A new executive order directs the Commerce Department to undertake what officials describe as an “evidence-based” analysis of…

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TikTok changed the contour of some people’s faces without inquiring

“That’s not my face,” Tori Dawn thought after opening TikTok to make a video in late May. The jaw reflected back on the screen was wrong: slimmer and more feminine. And when they waved their hand in front of the camera, blocking most of their face from the lens, their jaw appeared to pop back…

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A TikTok song has become Sally Beauty’s new anthem as it adopts vivid hair colour to fuel expansion

TikTok creator and musician Hannah Chelan inspired Sally Beauty’s new marketing campaign. She shared a song about colored hair that went viral on the social media platform.Sally Beauty HoldingsWhen Sally Beauty employees saw a viral video on TikTok in the spring, they realized they had found the right inspiration to fuel its business strategy.In the…

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TikTok Is Still Rife With MLMs Even After The Platform Said They Were Banned

Research from Media Matters for America found verified MLM accounts, such as ones for Avon, as well as influencers promoting the products. Posted on May 27, 2021, at 1:32 p.m. ET TikTok banned multilevel marketing in December, but a report found the platform is still rife with posts and accounts promoting companies like Herbalife, Avon,…

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TikTok star Bella Poarch gets ‘Build a B*tch’ Fortnite emote according to leak

Leak Fortnite is adding a Bella Poarch emote to the Icon Series featuring her hit debut single ‘Build a B*tch’. Published 12 seconds agoon May 25, 2021 Bella Poarch has risen to fame on TikTok and has recently debuted her first music video ‘Build a B*tch’. According to leaks from the Fortnite v16.50 update, Poarch…

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CEO of TikTok owner ByteDance to step down and move into a new role

A symbol of TikTok (Douyin) is pictured at The Place shopping mall at dusk on August 22, 2020 in Beijing, China.VCG | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — Zhang Yiming, co-founder of ByteDance, will step down as CEO and transition to a new role, the company said on Thursday.Another co-founder, Liang Rubo, who…

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TikTok video shows woman’s full-body COVID enclosure for grocery shopping

We’d had it with Dr. Anthony Fauci long before he decided that instead of not buying masks, you should be wearing two. Fear of the coronavirus has led people to come up with some innovative inventions, although we didn’t think that “emotional moment” showing grandparents hugging their grandchildren through a homemade “hugging station” evoked the…