Groom-To-Be’s Behavior At Bachelor Party Goes Viral On TikTok!

Scrolling on TikTok for any amount of time often brings about a video that starts out, “If your name is (insert name) and your spouse’s name is (insert name) and he was at (insert location) on Saturday, I want you to know…” That usually doesn’t mean any good news is about to be spilled. But … Read more

Kate Middleton Conspiracists Are Recreating the Streisand Effect

Group chats, including at least one of mine, can’t get enough. #KateGate—loosely, a collection of theories around the whereabouts and well-being of Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales—presently seems to be occupying more brain cells than oxygen. Gossip has been flying ever since January, when Middleton took a step back from public life for abdominal … Read more

Kevin O’Leary on why he wants to buy TikTok

A view shows the office of TikTok after the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that would give TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance about six months to divest the U.S. assets of the short-video app or face a ban, in Culver City, California, March 13, 2024.  Mike Blake | Reuters Kevin O’Leary is putting … Read more

House Passes Privacy Bill Banning Data Brokers From Selling Your Info to Russia and China

The U.S. House passed a bill that would ban third-party data brokers from selling the user data of Americans to geopolitical adversaries like China and Russia. And while it still needs to pass the Senate to become law, it’s a step in the right direction as recent headlines mostly focus on a potential ban on … Read more

Viral Movie Posters of The Land Before Time Remake From Disney Are Totally Fake

Fake movie posters for a remake of The Land Before Time, falsely billed as upcoming releases from Universal and Disney/Pixar respectively.Screenshot: Facebook / TikTok Movie posters appearing to show an upcoming remake of the children’s dinosaur movie The Land Before Time (1988) have elicited strong emotions on social media recently. But no matter if you … Read more

Senate should move swiftly on TikTok bill

TikTok creators gather before a press conference to voice their opposition to the “Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act,” pending crackdown legislation on TikTok in the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 12, 2024. Craig Hudson | Reuters White House national security adviser John Kirby said Sunday that the … Read more

Why Viral Content Creator Elyse Myers Took Down Her TikTok Videos

Wildly popular content creator Elyse Myers has more than 7 million followers on TikTok, with her videos going viral quickly and gathering thousands and thousands of comments. So why has her TikTok page has suddenly been wiped clean? Not one video currently remains. Many other content creators shared videos explaining why Myers is “taking a … Read more

Watch: TechCrunch Minute: A TikTok ban is looking more and more like impending reality

Well, that was fast. After a House subcommittee gave its assent to a bill that would force the divestment of TikTok or ban it in the United States, the House itself voted in the affirmative, albeit with a few dozen votes of dissent. Now it’s off to the Senate, where high-profile support has already been … Read more

Former Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is putting together an investor group to buy TikTok

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is building an investor group to acquire ByteDance’s TikTok, as a bipartisan piece of legislation winding its way through Congress threatens its continued existence in the U.S. The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill that if signed into law would force ByteDance to either divest its flagship … Read more

China would block sale of short video app

Visitors are visiting TikTok’s stand at the Appliance & Electronics World Expo (AWE) in Shanghai, China, on April 27, 2023. On March 14, 2024, the United States will pass a bill banning TikTok.  CostFoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The U.S. could be about to force ByteDance, the Chinese tech giant that owns TikTok, to … Read more