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What the Tech? App of the Day: Triller, an Alternative to TikTok

As the popular app TikTok is set to be removed from Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store Sunday night, apps are lining up to replace it in the daily lives of people across the United States. YouTube and Instagram launched TikTok-like sections of their apps and others have added short video clips, there’s also the Byte app, started…

What the Tech? How to Set Time Limits on Your Child’s TikTok Use

More controversy with the popular app TikTok. The platform has been working to remove a video showing a man committing suicide. The video has reportedly been showing up in the “For You” video feed and since the videos begin playing automatically, it’s impossible to avoid it. Users have been uploading the video to TikTok since Sunday. TikTok responded to our…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Byte

Now that the Trump administration is looking at whether TikTok should be banned in the United States over security concerns, millions of “TikTokers” are looking for an alternative. “Byte”, a similar video sharing app that was released earlier this year is getting a lot of that TikTok traffic now. In the past 2 days “Byte” has rocketed to the top…

What the Tech? Is TikTok Collecting Your Personal Data?

TikTok is the world’s #1 entertainment app. More popular than YouTube and any video streaming app. It provides an endless stream of videos shot and uploaded by users. You’ve no doubt watched a viral TikTok video as they’re showing up in the news and shared on social media sites such as Facebook. Recently, the app has raised suspicions over what…