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‘When I see kids vaping, I warn them: that’s what killed my daughter’
The mother of a teenager who died after her lungs collapsed believes e-cigarettes were the cause and is calling for tougher legislation

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Shanti Das

07, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Inside the violent, misogynistic world of TikTok’s new star, Andrew Tate
Observer investigation reveals how the ex-kickboxer and Big Brother contestant from Luton has gone from obscurity to global internet fame in months

Shanti Das

06, Aug, 2022 @4:48 PM

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How TikTok bombards young men with misogynistic videos
Observer investigation shows how online platform’s algorithm pushed Andrew Tate posts to an imaginary teenager

Shanti Das

06, Aug, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Lou Wall: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
From James Acaster breaking down on Bake Off to a Sylvanian TikTok drama, here is the Australian comedian’s selection of fine memes and hilarious videos

Lou Wall

03, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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No 10 should follow parliament and ditch TikTok, says Tory MP
Ex-leader Iain Duncan Smith urges ministers to cut ties with Chinese-owned platform over data fears

Aubrey Allegretti and Dan Milmo

03, Aug, 2022 @5:02 PM

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From Gogglebox to TikTok reaction videos, what’s behind the rise in watching people watching people on screen? | Emma Beddington
Watching people’s emotional reactions as they watch TV or social media videos is now a spectator sport in itself. Is it bad for our brains or could it possibly be good for us?

Emma Beddington

03, Aug, 2022 @3:31 PM

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Why are people on TikTok obsessed with Little Miss quizzes? And are they harvesting my data?
The children’s book characters had a makeover and now TikTok users really want to know which one they are. Alyx Gorman explains it to Josh Taylor

Alyx Gorman explains it to Josh Taylor

03, Aug, 2022 @6:11 AM

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Instagram boss moves to London after backlash over app changes
Adam Mosseri relocates temporarily as Meta continues attempts to counter TikTok’s rise

Joe Middleton

02, Aug, 2022 @6:05 PM

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New Zealand MPs warned not to use TikTok over fears China could access data
House speaker tells all parties not to use the app on parliamentary devices over data security fears

Tess McClure in Auckland

01, Aug, 2022 @11:51 PM

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‘People love to feel part of the process’: how the TikTok teaser turbo-charged the song of the summer race
By teasing fans with new song snippets, artists such as Rosalía are minting hits before the finished single is even out – but will this viral power fade once the industry catches on?

Shaad D'Souza

01, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Stop trying to be TikTok’: how video-centric Instagram sparked a revolt
Loyal users and Kardashians forced social network to partially retreat by demanding renewed emphasis on photo-sharing

Dan Milmo and Alex Hern

31, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Like Bill Gates before him, Mark Zuckerberg is having a ‘Pearl Harbour’ moment | John Naughton
His company’s motto is ‘move fast and break things’ – but if it doesn’t move fast it’ll soon be broke

John Naughton

30, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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