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Inside the rise of TikTok, the Chinese video-sharing app that’s currently the No. 1 iPhone app in the US

Here's how TikTok got its start from a Chinese tech company, and how it's grown into a wildly popular platform with over 1 billion downloads.
President Donald J. Trump listens as the crowd cheers at a campaign rally at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena on August 3, 2017 in Huntington, West Virginia.

The Trump campaign is launching its own social networking app to mobilize ‘the army of Trump’ for 2020

The social networking app will allow the Trump campaign to directly connect with its core supporters — and circumvent traditional tech platforms.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the tech giant's headquarters in 2016.

Facebook just took down hundreds of accounts connected to the Saudi Arabian government, which were being used to spread propaganda

Facebook said it suspended more than 350 different accounts and pages, which had 1.4 million followers, that were connected to the Saudi government.

I don’t trust Facebook, but I can’t quit it either

For better or worse, Facebook is the only social network that has all of my friends and family in one place.

Facebook is getting its biggest face-lift ever as the social network tries to prove it has changed after a string of scandals

Facebook is putting stories and groups front and center — and ditching its iconic blue bar.

If you’re feeling less comfortable sharing photos to Facebook, here’s why you should try Apple’s solution instead

Compared to Facebook, Apple offers a more elegant and private solution to sharing photos with friends and family.

The founder of casual sex app Bang With Friends is trying to launch the next generation of influencers with a new live-streaming app called LiveAF

LiveAF already has 40 million users worldwide and 10,000 live-streamers on contract, CEO Colin Hodge says.

Google+ will shut down 4 months early after Google discovered a 2nd bug affecting user data for more than 52 million

On Monday, Google announced that it would be shutting down Google+ four months early after another data leak was discovered.
Byte, a new looping video service from one of the creators of Vine, is set to launch next spring.

The founder of Vine just announced the name of his next video app — and it’s set to launch in spring 2019

On Thursday, Vine founder Dom Hoffman revealed he would be releasing a new looping video app called Byte early next year.

Facebook announced it got hacked and 50 million accounts were compromised. Here’s how to tell if you were affected.

An estimated 50 million users were affected by a recent Facebook hack. If your account was compromised, you'll be automatically logged out of Facebook, as well as any other app where you use Facebook to log in.