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# tiktok - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

West Cork TikTok creator says Ploughing Champs are 'rite of passage' in rural Ireland
# Up The Ploughing
# Up The Ploughing

West Cork TikTok creator says Ploughing Champs are 'rite of passage' in rural Ireland

Sep 21st 2022, 3:49 PM 16,256 Views 3 Comments

The TikTok tent, dubbed the “Tigh Tik Tok”, is one of the busiest attractions at the Ploughing this week.

# tiktok - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Teenagers found guilty of canal push attack on Chinese woman
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Teenagers found guilty of canal push attack on Chinese woman

Sep 8th 2022, 11:06 PM 34,913 Views 0 Comments

Video footage of the incident went viral on social media site TikTok.

# tiktok - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

UK parliament closes TikTok account after MPs raise China concerns
# Tiked Off
# Tiked Off

UK parliament closes TikTok account after MPs raise China concerns

Aug 3rd 2022, 2:13 PM 9,138 Views 3 Comments

A pilot scheme aimed at using the app to get young people interested in Parliament has ended early.

# tiktok - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Man jailed for assault on Garda sergeant that left her in pain for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for assault on Garda sergeant that left her in pain for two years

Jul 28th 2022, 8:25 PM 33,259 Views 0 Comments

The garda stated that she has been unable to return to work due to continuing pain and trouble sleeping following the assault.

# tiktok - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Facebook's Meta funded attack campaign against TikTok, report says
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Facebook's Meta funded attack campaign against TikTok, report says

Mar 30th 2022, 7:31 PM 10,762 Views 4 Comments

The campaign reportedly includes placing letters in major US news outlets and promoting negative stories about TikTok.

# tiktok - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

TikTok removes several violent videos linked to teen violence in Dublin suburb
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok removes several violent videos linked to teen violence in Dublin suburb

Feb 16th 2022, 7:21 PM 20,245 Views 0 Comments

Multiple violent videos were posted to the social media site.

# tiktok - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Gardaí to crack down on teens carrying out assaults in Dublin and posting videos to TikTok
# Cabra
# Cabra

Gardaí to crack down on teens carrying out assaults in Dublin and posting videos to TikTok

Feb 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 90,478 Views 0 Comments
  • The trouble has been flaring up since before Christmas, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • One boy is reported to have been stabbed with a screwdriver during one incident.
  • Children as young as nine years old are involved in the violence, according to locals.

# tiktok - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Women's Six Nations to have a title partner for first time in its history with TikTok on board
# SixNationsRugby
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# SixNationsRugby

Women's Six Nations to have a title partner for first time in its history with TikTok on board

Jan 27th 2022, 11:24 AM 2,075 Views 3 Comments

The TikTok Women’s Six Nations signals the first time the Women’s Championship has had a title partner and will commence from the 2022 competition.

# tiktok - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok

Sep 15th 2021, 4:37 PM 8,790 Views 6 Comments

The second inquiry will focus on transfers by TikTok of personal data to China.

# tiktok - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland

Jul 27th 2021, 9:01 AM 11,651 Views 19 Comments

The new centre will create over 50 jobs in security, privacy and policy.

# tiktok - Monday 5 July, 2021

Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison

Jul 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 50,463 Views 0 Comments

The video has been viewed more than 400,000 times.

# tiktok - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

TikTok removes 62 million videos for breaking its rules in just three months
# Deleted
# Deleted

TikTok removes 62 million videos for breaking its rules in just three months

Jun 30th 2021, 10:41 PM 15,815 Views 9 Comments

The social media firm’s latest transparency report shows millions of videos and accounts were removed in the first quarter of 2021.

# tiktok - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

FactFind: How deep is Ireland's trade and investment relationship with China?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

FactFind: How deep is Ireland's trade and investment relationship with China?

Jun 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 12,097 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s ties with Chinese companies and investors have strengthened significantly in the past decade.

# tiktok - Monday 31 May, 2021

'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest

May 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 69,568 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar contacted the companies following a protest in March.

# tiktok - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
# Internet
# Internet

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey

Feb 9th 2021, 6:20 AM 7,578 Views 7 Comments

Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.

# tiktok - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:47 PM 46,910 Views 16 Comments

Medical experts have warned about the danger of a challenge being taken up by some young people.

# tiktok - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?
# Shantytok
# Shantytok

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?

Jan 16th 2021, 10:00 PM 44,844 Views 25 Comments

Soon may the Wellerman come, to bring us sugar and tea and rum.

# tiktok - Monday 28 December, 2020

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
# App Appeal
# App Appeal

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban

Dec 28th 2020, 8:47 PM 17,048 Views 17 Comments

US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

# tiktok - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19
# Social Media
# Social Media

HSE targets TikTok teens in bid to curb spread of Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 13,156 Views 8 Comments

The HSE has said it’s “very happy” with the role its advertising has played in keeping people in Ireland “informed and motivated” during the pandemic.

# tiktok - Monday 28 September, 2020

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app
# Social Media
# Social Media

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

Sep 28th 2020, 7:09 AM 14,630 Views 1 Comment

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

# tiktok - Thursday 24 September, 2020

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'
# China
# China

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:34 AM 7,587 Views 8 Comments

The Chinese-owned app is seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban.

# tiktok - Monday 21 September, 2020

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle
# Technology
# Technology

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

Sep 21st 2020, 12:03 PM 15,824 Views 10 Comments

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

# tiktok - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
# China
# China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,481 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

# tiktok - Monday 14 September, 2020

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up
# Security Risk
# Security Risk

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

Sep 14th 2020, 10:58 AM 17,379 Views 9 Comments

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

# tiktok - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
# Banned
# Banned

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,939 Views 21 Comments

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# tiktok - Monday 24 August, 2020

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

Aug 24th 2020, 9:57 PM 9,224 Views 0 Comments

The app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world.

# tiktok - Sunday 23 August, 2020

TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown
# China
# China

TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown

Aug 23rd 2020, 10:21 AM 15,539 Views 11 Comments

The video app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US.

# tiktok - Monday 17 August, 2020

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok ramps up defence against US accusations that app is security threat

Aug 17th 2020, 10:40 PM 12,832 Views 10 Comments

China meanwhile slammed Washington for using “digital gunboat diplomacy” in the TikTok case.

# tiktok - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

Aug 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 230,312 Views 126 Comments

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets
# China
# China

Trump sets deadline for TikTok owner to sell US assets

Aug 15th 2020, 11:07 AM 22,341 Views 56 Comments

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app’s 100 million users in the US.

# tiktok - Friday 14 August, 2020

TikTok ban in US to be challenged
# China
# China

TikTok ban in US to be challenged

Aug 14th 2020, 8:20 AM 16,288 Views 12 Comments

The company and its US employees are planning to take Donald Trump’s administration to court.

# tiktok - Friday 7 August, 2020

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok
# China
# China

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 10:10 AM 35,786 Views 59 Comments

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

# tiktok - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre
# Social Media
# Social Media

'Hundreds of new jobs' to be created in Ireland as TikTok announces plans for European Data Centre

Aug 6th 2020, 9:10 AM 64,200 Views 87 Comments

The €420 million data centre, the company’s first in Europe, is to be operational by 2022.

# tiktok - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

Aug 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 18,582 Views 13 Comments

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company, saying it will be 'out of business' otherwise

Aug 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 37,649 Views 71 Comments

Trump said that Microsoft was in talks to buy TikTok.

# tiktok - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation
# Social Media
# Social Media

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:02 AM 21,125 Views 26 Comments

The reports emerged as US President Donald Trump said he would ban the Chinese-owned app in the US.

# tiktok - Saturday 1 August, 2020

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app
# White House
# White House

TikTok responds to Donald Trump's pledge to ban the app

Updated Aug 1st 2020, 1:50 PM 125,525 Views 174 Comments

The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order.

# tiktok - Monday 20 July, 2020

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data
# China
# China

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data

Jul 20th 2020, 9:15 AM 11,418 Views 37 Comments

TikTok head of public policy for Europe told the BBC: “It’s completely false.”

# tiktok - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'
# Tech
# Tech

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Jul 11th 2020, 12:04 PM 16,522 Views 21 Comments

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

# tiktok - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers
# Online Army
# Online Army

Block-booking of Trump rally tickets shows power of K-pop fans as online organisers

Jun 27th 2020, 8:00 PM 57,898 Views 49 Comments

The Trump campaign boasted than more than one million tickets were requested but just 6,200 people attended.

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