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ByteDance launches avatar app ‘Pixsoul’ in Southeast Asia

TikTok owner ByteDance launched an avatar-creating app called “Pixsoul” in its Southeast Asian markets last week, Chinese media Tech Planet reported Monday. The app allows users to create 3D characters of themselves with cartoon effects and other filters. The move marks ByteDance’s continued efforts to invest in the “metaverse” concept…
bubmag
September 13, 2021
TikTok

Brooke Shields fears getting sucked into TikTok rabbit hole

Brooke Shields fears she's spending too much time on TikTok after her daughter introduced her to the social media platform. Shields went viral on TikTok in May last year, after she made a cameo on her daughter Rowan's page, when the 18-year-old struck her famous mum in the face with…
bubmag
September 12, 2021
TikTok

Tech companies meet with FDA to discuss how to curb sale of opioids online

Representatives from social media companies including Twitter, Facebook, Snap and TikTok met with the United States Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to discuss how to reduce the availability of opioids online.  The day-long event, which took place over Zoom, included academics and law enforcement officials, and was not open…
bubmag
September 10, 2021
TikTok

Is ABBA Voyage Crossing A Worrying Line?

Naturally when ABBA announced a comeback, everyone went mad for it. Since disbanding in the 80s, the band’s legacy only seemed to grow and grow, from ‘ABBA Gold’ CDs in family cars worldwide, to Cher’s appearance in Mamma Mia 2 and now the ever-viral nature of their songs place in…
bubmag
September 9, 2021
TikTok

TikTok Announces Events and Additions for Fashion Month

With September being the month of major fashion events, TikTok has today announced a new #TikTokFashionMonth program, which will highlight a range of fashion influencers in the app, and see the platform host various live-streams and events, aligning with community interest. First off, TikTok has anointed ten of its most…
bubmag
September 8, 2021