TikTok’s ByteDance vs. Facebook’s Meta is the first major battle in VR

TikTok's ByteDance vs.  Facebook's Meta is the first major battle in VR

Just months after Meta’s chief technology officer, Andrew Bosworth, stealthily previewed the company’s next virtual reality (VR) headset in a since-deleted tweet, more details about the device have surfaced. Code in Meta’s iOS app appears to reveal the official name of the upcoming device: Meta Quest Pro. The name, revealed in a report from Bloomberg … Read more

Royal fans stunned by Prince William’s resemblance to Diana in sweet video comparing mother and son

The TikTok video has amassed over 4.5m views and sent royal fans into a frenzy.  The opening clip shows Prince William at his godson Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece and Denmark's 1999 christening

Royal fans have dubbed Prince William the ‘spitting image’ of Diana after a sweet video montage of the mother and son went viral. TikTok account @AngelSkyFire shared a clip comparing the late Princess with her son the Prince of Wales, captioning the video: ‘Prince William looks so much like his mother Princess Diana.’ Many social … Read more

TikTok’s Greatest Asset Isn’t Its Algorithm—It’s Your Phone

TikTok's Greatest Asset Isn't Its Algorithm—It's Your Phone

TikTok’s rise to becoming the most popular site on the internet has sparked endless discussions about its stickiness—as if it were capable of hacking our normal cognitive pathways and transmitting messages straight into our brains. For the most part, critical analysis attributed the platform’s effectiveness to its seemingly all-powerful algorithm. Technology critics like Eleanor Cummins … Read more

Aubrey O’Day explains why she photoshops herself into exotic locations on Instagram

Speaking up: Aubrey O'Day got vulnerable as she explained why she heavily edits her pictures on social media during Tuesday's episode of the Tamron Hall Show;  seen on November 17

Aubrey O’Day got vulnerable as she explained why she heavily edits her pictures on social media during Tuesday’s episode of the Tamron Hall Show. Three months after addressing a viral TikTok video that claimed she Photoshops herself into various international destinations on her Instagram, the 38-year-old singer addressed whether her vacation pictures were real. ‘I … Read more

Shane MacGowan delights fans as he joins TikTok – and clocks up an 840,000 views for his first video

Tik Tok: Music legend Shane MacGowan delighted fans by joining TikTok this week, where he has gone on to clock up an incredible 840,000 views for his first video

Music legend Shane MacGowan delighted fans by joining TikTok this week, where he has gone on to clock up an incredible 840,000 views for his first video. The Pogues singer, 64, spoke directly to the camera during the short clip, welcoming fans to his new page and offering his best wishes. The Fairytale of New … Read more

Toy Story 3 audio illusion goes viral as fans debate whether character is wearing

A TikTok video (pictured) has caused a frenzy online after listeners heard two different words from the same audio of a Ken doll, with some insisting they can hear him say: 'Oh f**k'

An audio clip from the hit children’s film Toy Story 3 has left internet users up in arms after a TikTok user claimed that they could hear the movie’s Ken doll using a very rude expletive – while others insisted they hear nothing but an innocent exclamation. The seemingly innocent footage from the 2010 animation … Read more

TikTok’s Greatest Asset Isn’t Its Algorithm—It’s Your Phone

TikTok's Greatest Asset Isn't Its Algorithm—It's Your Phone

TikTok’s rise to becoming the most popular site on the internet has sparked endless discussions about its stickiness—as if it were capable of hacking our normal cognitive pathways and transmitting messages straight into our brains. For the most part, critical analysis attributed the platform’s effectiveness to its seemingly all-powerful algorithm. Technology critics like Eleanor Cummins … Read more

Why is the internet obsessed with #CleanTok tips, hacks and ASMR?

Why is the internet obsessed with #CleanTok tips, hacks and ASMR?

From rug transformations to deep clean tips, our TikTok feeds are full of cleaning videos. #CleanTok has racked up more than 55 billion views on the app to date. Some videos include colorful personalities sharing cleaning tips and hacks, while others are straight ASMRfilled with the subtle sounds of vacuums and spray bottles. So why … Read more

Dentist says she can tell patients are PREGNANT just by looking inside their mouths

Dentist Sukhmani Singh, who is known as @thatdentalgal on TikTok, shared how she can often tell if her patients are pregnant just by looking inside their mouths

The gums don’t lie! Dentist says she can tell patients are PREGNANT just by looking inside their mouths (thanks to this telltale sign) Sukhmani Singh, who is known as @thatdentalgal on TikTok, opened up about how she can often tell a patient is pregnant during an exam in a now-viral video She explained that many … Read more