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Survey reveals biggest Bake Off earners on Instagram

Survey reveals biggest Bake Off earners on Instagram

Ahead of the new season, a survey has revealed how much former Great British Bake Off (GBBO) contestants earn on social media platform Instagram. OnlineCasinos has ranked the stars from…

Trump backs TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

TikTok has said it will separate itself from its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, and become an independent entity called TikTok Global – with Oracle and Walmart both taking minority stakes.…

US prepping TikTok ban

TikTok will be banned from US app stores from September 20th, unless a last minute compromise is agreed with president Donald Trump. Owner Bytedance had previously been given a September…

TikTok rejects Microsoft bid; Oracle favourite

TikTok rejects Microsoft bid; Oracle favourite

Microsoft has reported that its offer to buy the US operations of video-sharing app TikTok has been rejected, leaving the door open for Oracle to make a last-minute bid. US…

Trump: “No extension for TikTok sale”

Trump: “No extension for TikTok sale”

TikTok has until September 15th to find an American buyer for its US operations, and that will not change. “There will be no extension of the TikTok deadline,” US President…

Report: TikTok sees huge growth in UK

Report: TikTok sees huge growth in UK

TikTok’s future may be uncertain in the US, but its UK operations continue to grow robustly despite security concerns. According to eMarketer’s latest UK social network forecast, the Chinese-owned video-sharing…

Sweden: Consumers move away from social media for news

Sweden: Consumers move away from social media for news

The media market in Sweden has been affected by the pandemic in various ways. Increasing news consumption is one factor, another is consumers’ change of primary news source. Mediavision’s Q2…

Walmart joins Microsoft for US TikTok bid

Walmart joins Microsoft for US TikTok bid

Walmart, the US retail giant, has confirmed it will partner with Microsoft to make a bid for the US operations of social media app TikTok. TikTok, owned by China-based ByteDance,…

Mayer quits as TikTok global role disappears

TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has quit after less than three months in the role ahead of an impending ban by US President Donald Trump The Chinese-owned firm has been…

Research: Internet Australia’s main news source

Research: Internet Australia’s main news source

New research from Roy Morgan reveals the Internet has overtaken TV as Australia’s main source of news over the last two years. Over 12.7 million Australians (60.8 per cent) now…

Research: UK bought 21m connected devices during lockdown

Research: UK bought 21m connected devices during lockdown

One in five UK adults (21 per cent) – the equivalent of 10.3 million consumers – purchased at least one new digital device as a result of spending more time…

TikTok to challenge Trump ban

Video-sharing app TikTok is preparing to launch legal action to challenge a ban imposed by US President Donald Trump. Trump’s executive order prohibits transactions with TikTok’s owner ByteDance from mid-September.…

BTS’s Dynamite sets YouTube records

BTS’s Dynamite sets YouTube records

The new single from K-Pop boy band BTS, titled Dynamite, has set YouTube records. The dance-heavy video to accompany the single was watched 101.1 million times in 24 hours after…

BBC News: “Heading for 1 bulletin a day as social takes over”

Fran Unsworth, the BBC’s head of news, has said the number of traditional TV bulletins will likely be cut over the next few years as more people consume news online.…

Oracle toys with TikTok race

Oracle has joined the race to acquire the US operations of Chinese-owned social media app TikTok. Microsoft had been the clear favourite to purchase the operations – valued in excess…

Analyst: 1.6 trillion hours spent on mobiles in H1

Analyst: 1.6 trillion hours spent on mobiles in H1

App Annie, a specialist in mobile data and analytics, has released its latest report which shows that consumers spent 1.6 trillion hours on their mobile devices in the first half…

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