10 October 2022
The beauty of BlackJoyTok
The Black lived experience is not all about misfortune. And, although it’s important to witness, so is Black joy: welcome to BlackJoyTok.
27 August 2022
How-to make your first TikTok
With TikTok being everyone’s favourite platform, you might be looking to get started on your own. So here’s how…
17 March 2022
MisInfoCon: The disinformation ecosystem in 2022: new, authentic, and recurring actors
As part of Mozilla Festival, Rachael Levy discusses the importance of acknowledging disinformation threats in all forms
14 March 2022
UK’s Eurovision entry reaches for the stars with Sam Ryder’s ‘SPACE MAN’
Will Sam Ryder's 'SPACE MAN' skyrocket the UK to the top? Or will we crash land into the dreaded "nil points" position for the third year in a row?
30 November 2021
Roblox dominates The British Fashion Council's new 'Metaverse Category'
A new 'Metaverse Category' at the British Fashion Council's Annual Fashion Awards has seen its entire shortlist taken up by Roblox content creators.
18 October 2021
Council advises parents to not let children watch Squid Game
The show has been recreated on various platforms such as social media and video games since its worldwide fame, and children are now reenacting violent challenges at school.
2 July 2021
TikTok to increase video length cap to three minutes
The change was announced in a blog post by Product Manager Drew Kirchhoff, and will be made available for all users of the video sharing app over ‘the coming weeks’.
30 April 2021
Ofcom report reveals 1.5 million UK households without internet
Over-65s and and households with low incomes or financial vulnerabilities were found to be the most likely to be without internet access. Additionally, 1 in 5 children did not always have access to online learning while schools were closed.
8 March 2021
The paradox of #safetytips on Tiktok
#safetytips on TikTok have become a useful resource for women globally as it highlights the spectre of gendered violence that dominates the everyday realities of women and marginalised groups.
1 March 2021
TikTok agrees $92 million settlement in facial recognition lawsuit
TikTok has agreed to pay out $92 million (£66 million) to settle a lawsuit that asserts the app misused artificial intelligence to track and store users’ data.