Tag: TikTok

“Disturbing”: Austin addresses video claiming military allowed perpetrator to remain in service

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday addressed a viral TikTok video of an emotional Marine saying her "perpetrator", who admitted to misconduct, had been allowed to stay in the service. Driving the news: Austin called the video "deeply disturbing," and…

/ February 20, 2021

Dad Who Dressed As Frozen’s Elsa In Support Of Son Calls Video Reaction ‘Heartwarming’

Australian children’s author Scott Stuart, who wore a matching Elsa costume with his seven-year-old son, Colin, at Sydney’s recent ‘Frozen: The Musical’ premiere, has described the immense online support from strangers as “heartwarming” and “amazing”. A TikTok video of Stuart…

/ January 6, 2021

12 Funny Celebrity Zoom Moments We Couldn’t Have Anticipated 12 Months Ago

Zoom has become a hotly contested part of our lives this year: love it or hate it, we’ve all had to log on to a video call at one point or another.For some of us, it’s caused burnout, and there’s…

/ December 31, 2020

TikTok gets more time to satisfy national security concerns

The White House is again giving TikTok's Chinese parent company more to satisfy national security concerns, rather than initiating legal action, a source familiar with the situation tells Axios.The state of play: China's ByteDance had until Friday to resolve issues…

/ December 5, 2020

Tech’s election post mortem: Better than 2016, but lots of new woes

Silicon Valley's platforms are relieved to see Election Day slip into the past and feel they did a much better job than in 2016 at deflecting foreign meddling and disinformation, even as critics continue to point out new failures and…

/ November 16, 2020

24-Year-Old Heartthrob Noah Centineo Launched a Pop-Up Museum to Encourage Influencers to Get Out the Gen-Z Vote

Actor Noah Centineo, the 24-year-old star of the Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has launched a pop-up get-out-the-vote museum in Los Angeles, aimed at celebrities and influencers. The space, christened Fuck This I’m Voting, has all of…

/ October 29, 2020