Conservatives have raised questions about public decency on the Chinese-owned service, but opposition groups see an efforts to stop criticism of the country’s leadership.
The 20-year-old singer and songwriter Bea Kristi’s song “Coffee” has reached millions. Now she’s releasing “Fake It Flowers,” an album that puts a new spin on ’90s alt-rock.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed rezoning the neighborhood in a move that could become a blueprint for affordable housing in affluent areas.
A TikTok video of an Idaho man longboarding to work while chugging cran-raspberry juice and lip-syncing Fleetwood Mac pays unexpected dividends.
TikTok’s top creators are taking “Triller money” to bring their content over to the app.
A conversation with The Times’s David Sanger on how Washington and Beijing are battling over the future of technology.
Jawsh 685’s “Savage Love” became a global pop smash. Next up: graduating from high school and, hopefully, getting on a plane.
A federal judge’s preliminary injunction means the app stores can continue offering the video app for downloads for now.
While President Trump has blessed a deal for TikTok, the video app filed to stop a ban of its service that is set to go into effect on Sunday.
Away from the political drama of the TikTok deal, Walmart has been taking steps that are already changing the company and, by extension, the broader retail sector.
Banned apps, nefarious theories, trade wars, voiceless users. The case of TikTok isn’t news to most of the world.
Companies involved in a deal to resolve TikTok’s future publicly clashed over the arrangement, while President Trump threatened to block any deal that left the service in Chinese hands.
Leading candidates to fill her seat on the Supreme Court are likely to rule in favor of conservative causes that could affect Corporate America.
Technological progress has outpaced the political debate again. What will happen when the next TikTok arrives in the United States?
The agreement for the social media app falls short of President Trump’s promises.
The order is a setback in the president’s efforts to block a Chinese social media app that he has labeled a national security threat. The ban had been set to go into effect on Sunday night.
The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.
Beijing issued rules that could allow it to halt exports, imports and investments by businesses accused of endangering national security.
He says that they are a security threat. If so, it is time to show the world the evidence.
When downloads of the Chinese-owned messaging service are barred in the U.S. starting at midnight on Sunday, the feud between the countries will hit home for millions of people.
The Commerce Department announced that it was prohibiting downloads of WeChat and TikTok in U.S. app stores. Here’s what you need to know.
What to do if you think Facebook worsens misinformation and hate speech.
The Trump administration issued new rules Friday morning that will cripple the operation of two popular Chinese-owned apps in the United States.
Silicon Valley stars Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus explain what makes their blank-check company different.
The video app is also looking for a new chief executive and has talked to candidates including a founder of Instagram.
Deal makers involved in the talks to sell TikTok are exasperated.
The West still doesn’t understand the scale of Beijing’s soft-power ambitions.
Senate Republicans and others criticized the latest plan to allow TikTok to continue operating in the United States, citing national security concerns.
Higher education institutions have become the latest coronavirus hot spots in the United States. One student’s story illustrates the issues with reopening.
Forcing the unspooling of a complex global company is not as easy as yelling about the “China menace.”
The Chinese-owned app designed a compromise to satisfy U.S. security concerns. The terms are now under review by the Trump administration.
The TikTok battle was a chance to debate big questions about technology and government. We missed it.
ByteDance’s founder has long urged his employees to think beyond the world’s No. 2 economy, where growth is easing and competition is rising.
Forcing a sale of the app is a show of power, but it doesn’t really protect your privacy.
The move leaves Oracle as the sole known remaining bidder, as the clock ticks down on President Trump’s executive order to block the app.
As the rapid pace of change mixes with national security issues, Europe’s role as a global regulator is increasingly tested — and may not be enough.
Vanessa Pappas is keeping a focus on the app’s community of creators and users as it deals with pressure from President Trump, Beijing and a possible sale.
Fan armies are harassing gay and trans people on TikTok.
The tech giant stands out in Silicon Valley for its close ties to the administration, which must bless any deal for the social media app.
China’s new export rules, which could delay or scuttle a sale of TikTok, have further turned giant companies into pawns in a geopolitical struggle.
In an 11th-hour twist, Beijing raised a potential hurdle for a sale of TikTok, further roiling the race to buy the Chinese-owned app.
A few dedicated New Yorkers are masters of the 1970s club dance, which has become a social media sensation.
On TikTok, the holiday spirit has come early.
Bryce Hall and Blake Gray are accused of defying a ban against big gatherings in Los Angeles.
Men rap and sing about sex in preposterous and sometimes awkward detail all the time. It’s beyond time that the same courtesy is extended to women like Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion and ppcocaine.
The app’s Chinese version, Douyin, is trying to become a mobile marketplace where video stars promote products. That could be a model for the U.S. retail giant if it acquires TikTok.
The retail giant said it was teaming up with Microsoft, which has been negotiating for weeks to buy the popular Chinese-owned video app.
A teenage reader says that the video sharing app is stoking feelings of social exclusion.
Less than four months after joining the video app, Mr. Mayer said he was leaving. TikTok has been under pressure from the Trump administration.
The West Hollywood restaurant has become a hot spot for the biggest stars on TikTok and YouTube.