TikTok, the Chinese-owned popular social video sharing app, said it would withdraw from Hong Kong following passage of draconian new security law that undermines the Chinese territory’s independent judiciary and internet freedoms. The decision by TikTok, which is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, to pull back from Hong Kong follows a decision by Facebook and its WhatsApp subsidiary to suspend...
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Meta’s Twitch Competitor Cuts Contracts With Gaming Creators
Since 2018, Meta Platforms has paid videogamers to stream their play on Facebook’s gaming service, its alternative to Twitch. Now, in a new era of austerity, Meta is cutting back on those payments. Facebook Gaming in the second half of last year dropped its contracts with at least 200 creators that paid them to spend time streaming on the web service, according to two people with direct...
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