Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Tik Tok


Why is everyone suddenly obsessed with buccal fat?

December 20, 2022 6:52 pm

“There are facial compartments that define the shape of the face, and there are superficial ones and deep ones,” said Dr. Andrew Jacono, a New York City plastic surgeon best known for giving Marc Jacobs a face-lift. “Buccal fat is one of the deep facial fat compartments that kind of give structure to the cheek area.” It’s not affected by weight fluctuation, Jacono said, “we’re born with how much we have.”

TikTok found not liable for child dying in ‘Blackout Challenge’

December 05, 2022 9:26 am

US District Judge Paul Diamond in Philadelphia said a federal law shielded the video-sharing platform from liability in the death of Nylah Anderson, even if the company’s app recommended the video to her.

Want to see the weirdest of Wikipedia? Look no further.

April 01, 2022 3:19 pm

The Instagram account @depthsofwikipedia shares bizarre and surprising snippets from the vast, crowdsourced online encyclopaedia.

Russia, blocked from the global internet, plunges into digital isolation

March 28, 2022 10:07 pm

TikTok and Netflix are suspending their services in the country. Facebook has been blocked. Twitter has been partially blocked and YouTube’s future is in doubt.

Covid Test Misinformation Spikes Along With Spread of Omicron

January 10, 2022 8:14 pm

On TikTok and Instagram, videos of at-home COVID-19 tests displaying positive results after being soaked in drinking water and juice have gone viral in recent weeks, and were used to push the false narrative that coronavirus rapid tests do not work.

US: Schools step up security in response to threats on TikTok

December 17, 2021 11:05 am

School officials in states including Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Montana, New York and Pennsylvania said Thursday there would be an increased police presence because of the threats.

The ‘TikTok Necklace’ sparks a Vivienne Westwood renaissance

October 21, 2021 4:23 pm

The necklace, which imbues prim pearls with a bit of punk, is one of many vintage Westwood items that have found young fans online, thanks to a combination of factors.

Attack on teacher may have been inspired by TikTok challenge, police say

October 08, 2021 1:46 pm

The student, Larrianna Jackson, 18, who attends Covington High School, about 45 miles north of New Orleans, knocked the 64-year-old English teacher to the ground and kept hitting her, police said Thursday.

Pakistan high court bans TikTok temporarily for 'spreading immorality'

June 28, 2021 11:43 pm

The Sindh High Court ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspend the app until the next hearing on July 8. The order was issued by the court on the petition by a citizen who alleged that TikTok was spreading "immorality and obscenity in the country".

Delhi: Man fires at woman who refused to marry him

December 22, 2020 5:47 am

The accused have been identified as Karan, a resident of Haryana’s Sonipat, and Praveen (22), a resident of Panipat.