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Soldier, poet, or king? The viral TikTok quiz, explained

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Jas Orr If you’ve been on TikTok recently, chances are you’ve seen at least one video where someone assigns popular characters as "soldier," "poet" or "king," with jaunty, medieval-esque music playing in the background. Or maybe…

Students turn to TikTok to fill gaps in school lessons

By CHEYANNE MUMPHREY AP Education Writer PHOENIX (AP) - Mecca Patterson-Guridy wants to learn, but for some subjects, she isn’t always comfortable asking her teachers. So she has been turning to TikTok. Online, the 17-year-old high school junior in Philadelphia…

Wisconsin Republicans ask Democrat Evers to ban TikTok

The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin’s Republican representatives in Congress are calling on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to delete the video platform TikTok from all state government devices. The lawmakers told Evers in a letter Tuesday that the…

TikTok increases maximum video length to 10 minutes

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Zhoee' Williams Less than a year after it introduced 3-minute videos to its app, TikTok is preparing to push its users further once again. The mega-popular short-form video social media platform, has increased the maximum…