What is 'chroming'? The deadly social media trend on TikTok
Several people have lost their lives due to “chroming," but yet it is becoming more popular on social media.
TikTok files lawsuit against Montana's statewide ban of the video sharing app
Social media company TikTok has filed a lawsuit to overturn Montana’s first-in-the-nation ban on the video sharing app.
TikTok user's 'unethical' plane 'life hack' to punish reclined seat passengers goes viral: 'Full blast'
TikTok user suggests strategy for dealing with airplane passengers who recline seats during flight
New Jersey grandma of 10 plans to take grandkids to Disney with winnings from $1M Powerball
The millionaire grandma winner, who purchased the ticket on her phone, said she plans to spend most of her winnings on her grandchildren.
What is Lemon8?: TikTok parent company introduces new social media app
The app, called Lemon8, is a photo-based app that could be described as a mixture of Instagram and Pinterest with sprinkles of videos that resemble those posted on TikTok.
TikTok fined $15.9M by UK watchdog for misusing children’s data
The watchdog says TikTok allowed as many as 1.4 million kids in the U.K. under 13 to use the app despite the platform's rules prohibiting children that young from setting up accounts.
‘God must have put you in my car!’: Uber driver donates kidney to passenger
A New Jersey man’s Uber ride turned into a trip that would save his life.
Members of Congress active on TikTok defend app’s impact to reach voters
Congressional members on TikTok say they use it to connect with voters they wouldn't otherwise reach. But most lawmakers are in favor of limiting the popular social media app or even banning it.
Starbucks' Howard Schultz grilled by Senate over anti-union actions
Longtime Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz insisted the coffee chain hasn't broken labor laws and is willing to bargain with unionized workers during an often testy, two-hour appearance before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Father stabbed to death outside Canada Starbucks in front of toddler daughter
According to local reports, the father was with his family when a stranger started vaping. The father had asked the man to stop vaping near his toddler daughter.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress video-sharing app is safe, urge against ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is due to answer questions Thursday from U.S. lawmakers concerned about the social media platform's effects on its young user base and possible national security risks.
Disney park price hikes 'too aggressive,' CEO Bob Iger admits
Bob Iger vows to be "smarter" about pricing as Disney moves forward, in order to maintain brand "accessibility."
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
Coffee meets olive oil: Starbucks' newest drinks are a taste of Italy
Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz came up with the idea after visiting Sicily in 2022 and noting how locals ingested a spoonful of olive oil on a daily basis.
Disney-themed children’s figurines recalled due to choking hazard
The recall involves more than 16,000 “My First” Disney figurines. U.S. consumer safety officials said the arms and/or legs on the small toys can detach.
Family forced to cancel vacation after venti-sized tipping error at Starbucks
A trip to Starbucks for two cups of coffee ended up costing an Oklahoma man $4,500, causing him to cancel other plans. The company later sent reimbursement checks.
Family shocked by $4,444 charge after Starbucks run
An Oklahoma man was buying coffee in a Starbucks drive-thru and was in disbelief when he later learned he was charged $4,444.44 while paying for his order.
'Toy Story' and 'Frozen' sequels in the works, Disney CEO reveals
Disney CEO Bob Iger made the announcement on an earnings call and said the company will have "more to share about these productions soon."
Netflix releases update on password sharing
Netflix is planning to crack down on password sharing, including having subscribers pay more money to share their accounts with people not living in their household.
Heard of ChatGPT? Google just unveiled Bard, a rival to the popular AI chatbot
Google’s chatbot is supposed to be able to explain complex subjects such as outer space discoveries in terms simple enough for a child to understand.