Known to the world as musical.ly until it was acquired and modified by ByteDance, TikTok racked up 33 million new installs during the first quarter of the year.
The vulnerability apparently allowed bad actors to install high-end spyware on the phones of WhatsApp users. The spyware is popular among government spy agencies.
Parent company Facebook is now rushing to preserve the integrity of Instagram's content.
We could embed ID info into every video that gets uploaded, so taking down one version takes down all versions. We could build delays into livestreams until the user's account is verified