Whether it wants to or not, TikTok is getting dragged into American politics. The latest development, TikTok users claim that their online activism contributed to the lower-than-expected turnout at President Trump’s Oklahoma rally Saturday. Thousands shared videos urging people to sign up for a ticket for the Trump rally but not attend. The Wall Street Journal said that about 6,200 people...
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Despite all the knives pointed at big tech right now, some longtime antagonists to the tech industry seem to be taking a back seat in the fights. These are the big media companies whose leaders have for years poked, prodded and attacked tech leaders at every chance they got. This isn’t to say that reporters are easing up. News coverage of tech companies from journalists, of course, has...
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