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TikTok: Chinese video-focused social network
TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a short-form video hosting service owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. It hosts a variety of user-submitted videos, from content such as pranks, stunts, tricks, jokes and dance, with durations from 15 seconds to ten minutes.

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French TikToker uses pop culture to teach students about philosophy [Video]

French TikToker uses pop culture to teach students about philosophy

A French TikToker is using 3-minute videos about pop culture to teach a new generation of students about philosophy.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published
These spectacular scrap metal sculptures went viral on TikTok, meet the Brazilian artist behind them [Video]

These spectacular scrap metal sculptures went viral on TikTok, meet the Brazilian artist behind them

Meet Michel Torres Costa, a Brazilian artist whose spectacular scrap metal sculptures went viral during the pandemic.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:16Published
Tiktok banned at Buddha’s birthplace and other tourist hotspots in Nepal [Video]

Tiktok banned at Buddha’s birthplace and other tourist hotspots in Nepal

“I tell them to stop, not to damage my fields, but they dance," complains one farmer. "They tell me they are not doing anything wrong.”

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:09Published
No TikTok: Sacred sites in Nepal start to ban the video-sharing app [Video]

No TikTok: Sacred sites in Nepal start to ban the video-sharing app

Sacred sites in Nepal have started to ban TikTok as the social media app gains popularity in the country.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published
Nepal bans TikTok in sacred sites [Video]

Nepal bans TikTok in sacred sites

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:52Published

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