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Bonnie Neiland: has more than 436,000 followers on TikTok. Photo: Orla Neiland

One day last March, Shauna Davitt decided to have a look at TikTok. The app allows users to create and upload short-form videos, but the Wexford teena(...)

TikTok, seen here as one of the social media apps on a smartphone, has amassed 90,000 daily Irish users aged 15-plus, says Ipsos MRBI. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

TikTok is used daily by more than 90,000 Irish people over the age of 15, according to a new study by Ipsos MRBI. The research firm found that some 6(...)

TikTok is a Chinese-owned video-sharing app that has amassed over one billion monthly users in just three years

The parent company of TikTok, a Chinese-owned video-sharing app that has amassed over one billion monthly users in just three years, is reportedly loo(...)

Amazon’s Echo smart speaker: Alexa was one development no one predicted in 2009.

Imagine life without the iPad or Alexa, without virtual reality headsets, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok, without self-driving cars on the streets or c(...)

TikTok head Alex Zhu  in New York on, November 14th, 2019. ‘The data of TikTok is only being used by TikTok for TikTok users,’ he said. Photograph: Alexander Harris/The New York Times

Like almost everybody who runs a big tech company these days, Alex Zhu, the head of the of-the-moment video app TikTok, is worried about an image prob(...)

F and E (Identities withheld), 17 and 21-year-old sisters and survivors of child sexual abuse. Photograph: Kholood Eid/The New York Times

The two sisters live in fear of being recognised. One grew out her bangs and took to wearing hoodies. The other dyed her hair black. Both avoid lookin(...)

THE ANA KRIÉGEL MURDER TRIAL SHOWED HOW PERVASIVE AND ACCESSIBLE ONLINE BULLYING AND VIOLENT PORNOGRAPHY HAVE BECOME IN IRELAND. IN A MAJOR REPORT,(...)

Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Snap shares rose in pre-market trading on Wednesday, reversing an early decline after the Snapchat parent company reported third-quarter results that (...)

In every corner of the world, people spend hours engaging with mobile screens, while the devices feed a stream of information from the user.

A decade ago, The Irish Times began its effort to recognise Irish innovators through annual awards. The pace of innovative change these days means we(...)

Snapchat and Instagram are already strong rivals. Photograph: iStock

Shares in the owner of Snapchat tumbled more than 7 per cent to their lowest in nearly four months after rival social media group Facebook said it was(...)

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