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US FTC order lumps TikTok in with Amazon, Facebook and Google

US FTC query lumps TikTok in with Amazon, Facebook and Google

(ATF) The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday December 14 ordered nine social media and video streaming companies to provide data on how they use personal information.ByteDance, the Chinese owner of short video app TikTok, was among the companies ordered to provide data on how they collect personal information; …

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Call for social media oversight in India after Facebook exec quits

Call for social media oversight in India as Facebook exec quits

(ATF) The resignation on Tuesday of Facebook's top lobbyist in India, Ankhi Das, after a global outcry about inaction over hate speech, has led to renewed demands for social media platforms in India to adhere to a code of conduct – as in Europe.The push for an Indian code on …

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