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Twitter 'looking' at a possible TikTok tie-up
The messaging platform has approached under-fire TikTok about a possible deal, according to sources.
10.08.2020 - 06:00
Social media trolling affects almost a third of elite British sportswomen, BBC Sport survey finds
Elite British sportswomen speak out about "horrific abuse" on social media, telling a BBC Sport survey about constant comments they receive.
10.08.2020 - 01:01
Gigabit broadband: Rural households urged to claim upgrade cash
The government's gigabit voucher scheme has £70m available to poorly served communities.
08.08.2020 - 01:50
What is Tencent?
The Chinese firm's investments include Fortnite, Tesla and Universal Music - but it's under fire in the US.
07.08.2020 - 19:50
Is the US about to split the internet?
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.
07.08.2020 - 01:13
Facebook removes QAnon conspiracy group with 200,000 members
Facebook has joined Twitter and TikTok in taking action against QAnon conspiracy-theory content.
07.08.2020 - 14:42
Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones
Apple is denying consumers cloud gaming, says Microsoft, as streaming service is blocked on iPhones.
07.08.2020 - 12:43
Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch
The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.
07.08.2020 - 06:07
Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus
Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.
07.08.2020 - 01:10
Fifa 21: 'Toxic behaviour' cut from goal celebrations
Players will no longer be able to use the "shushing" goal celebration to gloat and stall games.
06.08.2020 - 18:47
Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app readies for launch
The app will use QR barcode scans as well as Bluetooth handshakes to determine if users are at risk.
06.08.2020 - 19:04
Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use
A new project encourages adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their devices.
08.08.2020 - 01:06
E-skin recreates sense of touch and other tech news
BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
07.08.2020 - 01:15
Instagram rolls out TikTok 'rip-off' Reels
As TikTok faces uncertainty, Instagram adds new features that will be very familiar to TikTok fans.
06.08.2020 - 11:01
What's going on with TikTok?
Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.
04.08.2020 - 02:44
LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth.
05.08.2020 - 01:20
Social media trolling: Sportswomen speak about their experiences
A BBC Sport survey uncovered shocking examples of social media abuse sent to sportswomen. Here are three women's stories in their own words.
10.08.2020 - 07:01
Trump's WeChat ban shocks Chinese abroad
For China's global community, the app provides a vital means of staying in touch with home.
10.08.2020 - 01:36
The coldest computers in the world
New computers promise to cruise through old problems, but involve mind-boggling low temperatures.
07.08.2020 - 01:27
What's new in Fifa 21?
A new trailer for Fifa 21 reveals new gameplay features. Newsround takes a look at them.
09.08.2020 - 11:43
TikTok: The story of a social media giant
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?
05.08.2020 - 10:33
Beyond TikTok: Who else might President Trump ban?
Other Chinese-owned software could face difficulties in the US, if TikTok ban goes ahead.
03.08.2020 - 18:28