Nimco Happy, the Somali singer of the viral TikTok hit Isii Nafta (I love you more than my life), reacts to her new-found fame. from: BBC News
The company has also highlighted the negative impact of online hoaxes. from: BBC News
from: BBC News A teacher who has been targeted online says he knows of others who have signed off sick as a result.
from: BBC News Hannah Lowther began singing on social media when she took a job in a supermarket during lockdown.
The hand gesture asking for help led to the rescue of a missing teenager in the US. from: BBC News
Social media videos in Colombia reveal how the people on the lowest rung of the cocaine industry work and live. from: BBC News
When Louise started sharing her farming adventures on TikTok she didn’t realise how popular they would be.
Will the video sharing platform become the future of recruitment? from: BBC News
Mia Kirkland says support from followers helped her to overcome being assaulted while she performed.
from: BBC News A 22-year-old HGV driver has turned to TikTok to show people it can be a “career for anyone”.
Luis von Ahn boss of language-learning app Duolingo, talks about taking on TikTok with a maths app.
from: BBC News Video-sharing platforms have a legal duty to enforce strict rules – or be fined or even suspended.
Filmetoj miksantaj humuron, ĉiutagan lingvouzon kaj rilatigeblajn situaciojn kontribuas al la alirebligo de indiĝenaj lingvoj Ekrankopio de la konto @micec.mb en TikTok. Kiel infano kiu kreskis en la Kria Nacio [eo] de Fox Lake en la norda Manitobo [eo], Kanado, Sharissa Neault aŭdus la krian lingvon [eo], loke nomatan Ininímowin de ŝiaj geavoj. Tamen, la… Leggi tutto »
Q&A with Tiktoker Sharissa Neault, promoting Indigenous languages online Originally published on Global Voices Screenshot of the @micec.mb TikTok account. As a child growing up in the Fox Lake Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, Canada, Sharissa Neault would hear the Ininímowin (Cree) language from her grandparents. However, the language was not passed on her mother… Leggi tutto »
The move comes as Instagram is facing fresh scrutiny over its impact on young people’s wellbeing.
Amy Winifred Hawkins became a hit on TikTok when a video of her singing was seen over 150,000 times.
Think you’re safe being an anonymous TikTok troll or cyber bully? Meet your worst nightmare. from: BBC News
The Chinese app’s popularity comes even after former President Donald Trump tried to ban it in the US. from: BBC News
La voz de la disidencia sexual en el ámbito digital para crear conciencia Montaje de La Pesada Subversiva Este articulo fue originalmente publicado en Muy Waso, y fue editada y republicada por Global Voices. La colectiva transfeminista de la ciudad Santa Cruz en Bolivia, La Pesada Subversiva, trabaja en una iniciativa digital llamada “Se va a… Leggi tutto »
The reports come as Facebook’s WhatsApp starts to roll out a disappearing photos and videos feature.