What is 'chroming'? The deadly social media trend on TikTok
Several people have lost their lives due to “chroming," but yet it is becoming more popular on social media.
Florida couple creates second income sharing restaurant reviews on social media
Stephanie and Jesus Machado got married in March 2020 – so close to the start of the coronavirus pandemic, that there was no honeymoon. But it didn’t matter, because when the world shut down, Stephanie began sharing snippets of her Mickey Mouse wedding on social media
TikTok files lawsuit against Montana's statewide ban of the video sharing app
Social media company TikTok has filed a lawsuit to overturn Montana’s first-in-the-nation ban on the video sharing app.
Montana becomes 1st state to ban TikTok
Montana has become the first state to completely ban TikTok.
Texas parents charge 19-year-old daughter rent; reveal criticism and support
People are sounding off on TikTok as parents charging their children rent has become a topic of discussion. Check out how one family navigated their adult daughter living at home.
Viral video shows dozens of live fish thrown away in dumpster outside Idaho PetSmart
A viral video on TikTok shows dumpster divers discovering a box of live betta fish in the trash outside an Idaho PetSmart. Here's how the company responded.
TikTok user's 'unethical' plane 'life hack' to punish reclined seat passengers goes viral: 'Full blast'
TikTok user suggests strategy for dealing with airplane passengers who recline seats during flight
Social media app Clapper touted as an adult version of TikTok
The video platform allows users worldwide to connect and share unique content in their communities.
Truck driver finds fame on 'Trucker Tok'
Michael Lombard isn’t your typical TikTok influencer. His videos aren’t of trendy dances or the latest viral challenge. Instead, he’s using his platform to make a difference in the lives of truckers. Many of Lombard’s videos show him getting fit using whatever he has at his disposal on the road. From tarps in the back of his truck or a few weights he keeps with him, Lombard never has an excuse to miss a workout.
Tow truck driving TikToker shows how thieves steal car parts
A tow truck driver turned TikToker is warning people across the D.C. region about car thieves.
McDonald's fries' flavor 'secret' shared on TikTok shocks customers: 'Bad news for vegetarians'
McDonald’s USA’s World Famous Fries 'taste so good' because of what they’re made with, says Jordan Howlett, a TikTok fast food influencer.
Ohio boy, 13, overdoses on Benadryl in deadly TikTok challenge: family
"Our world has absolutely got out of control," Jacob Steven's grandmother said,.
Montana lawmakers pass bill to ban TikTok statewide
Montana lawmakers have given final passage to a bill banning the social media app TikTok in the state.
Orange County teacher who featured students in TikTok videos about book bans keeps job
An Orange County Public Schools teacher who was placed on administrative leave in February for creating TikTok videos with students during school hours about matters like book bans will keep his job.
2 arrested in deadly crash that killed TikTok influencer 'Ali Spice'
Police have arrested two men who were allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed three young people late last year, including TikTok influencer Alexandra Dulin, known to her fans as “Ali Spice."
10 kids hospitalized from spicy gum used in TikTok challenge
In the TikTok challenge, people chew the gum and try to blow a bubble despite how hot the gum is. Officials say the gum is equivalent to pepper spray.
What is Lemon8?: TikTok parent company introduces new social media app
The app, called Lemon8, is a photo-based app that could be described as a mixture of Instagram and Pinterest with sprinkles of videos that resemble those posted on TikTok.
USF TikTok ban: University of South Florida joins UF, banning multiple apps from school devices, internet
The University of South Florida notified students, faculty and staff they would no longer have access or be permitted to use TikTok and a handful of other apps, effective immediately, according to the school's online publication.
University of Florida bans TikTok on school devices and Wi-Fi, 'effective immediately'
The University of Florida has officially banned use of the social media app TikTok on university-owned devices and on devices connected to school Wi-Fi.
TikTok fined $15.9M by UK watchdog for misusing children’s data
The watchdog says TikTok allowed as many as 1.4 million kids in the U.K. under 13 to use the app despite the platform's rules prohibiting children that young from setting up accounts.