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TikTok sets its sights on the music industry

Film | Wide Angle May 2, 2019

TikTok sets its sights on the music industry

by Patrick St. Michel

Short-form video app TikTok isn't content being the center of online youth culture in Japan. Now, it's eyeing the music industry. Earlier this month, TikTok announced a new project called Spotlight. This initiative invites users to submit original music, which will then be siphoned into ...

Business / Tech Jan 26, 2019

YouTube demotes flat-earthers, conspiracy theorists

YouTube said Friday it will stop recommending specious videos such as those claiming the Earth is flat or promoting bogus theories about the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The global video streaming service planned to modify its viewing recommendation system gradually, starting in the United ...