Mangirdas Adomaitis on TechnologyArtificial inteligence, Data scienceSome time ago
Gangster move by TikTok 💪 Just before Big Four(Apple, Amazon, Google, FB) antitrust hearing TikTok challenged competition to reveal more about it’s algorithms and moderation policies. Before that they posted article how TikTok’s personal feed is working. Quote: “Even more, we believe our entire industry should be held to an exceptionally high standard. That's why we believe all companies should disclose their algorithms, moderation policies, and data flows to regulators. We will not wait for regulation to come, but instead TikTok has taken the first step by launching a Transparency and Accountability Center for moderation and data practices. Experts can observe our moderation policies in real-time, as well as examine the actual code that drives our algorithms. This puts us a step ahead of the industry, and we encourage others to follow suit.” Resource: https://newsroom.tiktok.com/en-us/fair-competition-and-transparency-benefits-us-all

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Dominykas RimšaProduct & UX Designer
A good example of changing your product flaws into advantages. Tik Tok itself was always on the edge between legitimate and shady, as this analysis https://rufposten.de/blog/2019/12/05/privacy-analysis-of-tiktoks-app-and-website/ from a few months ago show. I really hope it’s an actual change in how they develop the product and it’s strategy rather than just a PR stunt.
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Antanas BernatonisFirst Human IPO in the Baltics
Haha, nice move by TikTok! , how do you the Facebook should respond?
about 1 year ago
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Povilas GodliauskasWell-being Psychologist | Lecturer | Consultant | Mentor | HR |
Am I wrong or is TikTok mostly owned by Chinese capital?
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Mangirdas AdomaitisArtificial inteligence, Data science
i agree, change of course seems like defensive action against political preassure. from stackholders perspective they should do nothing. Especially after antitrust hearing have passed :) thats right. But they have many US investors as well. Also US nationality CEO together with significant workforce.
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Mangirdas AdomaitisArtificial inteligence, Data science
Also Microsoft is in talks to buy Tiktok US operations. Very interesting! https://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-continuing-talks-to-acquire-tiktoks-us-operations-2020-8
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Dominykas RimšaProduct & UX Designer
Microsoft had to go and literally pitch the deal to Trump 😅 but it seems they managed to convince him https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2020/08/02/microsoft-to-continue-discussions-on-potential-tiktok-purchase-in-the-united-states/
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Povilas GodliauskasWell-being Psychologist | Lecturer | Consultant | Mentor | HR |
Jeez! It's like a soap opera nowadays.
about 1 year ago
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Mangirdas AdomaitisArtificial inteligence, Data science
Crazy times indeed 🤯 keep watching the news.
about 1 year ago
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Mangirdas AdomaitisArtificial inteligence, Data science
Mr. Trump signs order banning transactions with Tiktok. Wechat also also affected. 45 days till order takes effect. https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/06/trump-signs-executive-orders-banning-transactions-with-tiktok-and-wechat/
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Dominykas RimšaProduct & UX Designer
It’s a little mind blowing how can they sign an order without revealing it’s exact details and saying that full extent of it will be revealed on a day that the order comes into action. I don’t know US law so maybe it’s all fine, but just seems like a meassure to put sticks into Microsoft deal wheels rather than an actual thought through measure.
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