Napoli admin on TikTok recently disrespected Victor Osimhen by trolling him over his call for the penalty he missed in a 0-0 draw with Bologna in a Serie A match last weekend.
An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman to two years in prison and handed her a heavy fine after she recited an Islamic prayer before eating pork in a viral TikTok video widely criticised in the Muslim-majority country. Lina Mukherjee, 33, was found guilty of "spreading information aimed at inciting hatred against religious individuals and…
The Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok said on Tuesday it had opened a long-promised data centre in Ireland, as it tries to calm fears in Europe over data privacy.
Tech titans, including TikTok and Twitter, failed to effectively tackle Russian disinformation online during the first year of the war in Ukraine, according to a study published Wednesday by the EU. The European Union has previously warned against online manipulation and interference by Russia targeting the European internet in the wake of Moscow's invasion of…
Kyrgyzstan said Wednesday it planned to ban the popular video-sharing platform TikTok after the Central Asian country accused the app of "causing addiction" among children and affecting their mental health. The Central Asian country's culture ministry said in a statement it had received "frequent messages" from organisations expressing concern about the app's "harmful effects". "It…
TikTok has agreed to moderate content on its app in Kenya, the country's presidency said Thursday, days after parliament received a petition to ban the popular video-sharing platform.
Somalia has banned TikTok, messaging app Telegram and online-betting website 1XBet to limit the spread of indecent content and propaganda, its communications minister said.
Senegal on Wednesday suspended TikTok, saying the video-sharing platform had been used to fan violence sparked by the detention of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko. Authorities had already cut mobile data access on Monday, with several human rights groups denouncing the measure -- as well as the dissolution of Sonko's party. "The TikTok application is the…
Since its meteoric rise to popularity in 2020, TikTok has grown to be the social media platform of the moment in Nigeria, drawing an audience of over 15 million people. As the platform becomes a ubiquitous part of the Nigerian social media experience, a group of media-savvy users has also risen to popularity. One of…
In the vast landscape of social media, few stars shine as brightly as Ayeni Shadrack Olanipekun, affectionately known as Shadykarz. The Nigerian singer-songwriter has become a viral sensation on TikTok, captivating audiences with his soulful voice, creative promotional tactics, and heartwarming surprises for fans. With a staggering following of over 600k on TikTok alone, Shadykarz…
The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of TikTok music celebrity, Crown Uzama, and five others before Justice A. Isiaka on separate one count charges bordering on criminal impersonation, offences contrary to Sections 142 (1), 57 and 308 of the Kaduna Penal Code Law, 2017 and punishable under Section 309 of the same Law.
The likes of Apple, Microsoft and TikTok lead the list of TIME's 100 Most Influential Companies for the year 2023 which was released by the Magazine on Wednesday. This year's edition is the third annual TIME100 Most Influential Companies list with TIME Magazine highlighting businesses and leaders shaping the world's future. The 2023 issue features…