Snapchat takes on TikTok, Instagram Reels with new Spotlight feature

Angela Lang/CNET Snap on Monday launched a new in-app feature called Spotlight to highlight videos on its platform. Spotlight positions Snapchat to compete with other social video apps and features like TikTok and Instagram Reels. “We built Spotlight to be a place where anyone’s content can take center stage — without needing a public account, […]

TikTok to block videos claiming false victory on election night

TikTok says it will try to remove misleading videos that claim false victory on election night. James Martin/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. TikTok will be ramping up its fact-checking efforts in...

Trump has authority to ban TikTok, government lawyers say

TikTok poses a threat to US national security, government lawyers say. James Martin/CNET The Trump administration said Friday it has the authority to ban Americans’ use of the TikTok, saying in a court filing that the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app...

US has authority to ban TikTok, Trump administration says

TikTok poses a threat to US national security, government lawyers say. James Martin/CNET The Trump administration said Friday it has the authority to ban Americans’ use of the TikTok, saying in a court filing that the popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app...