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Greek Speaking Chinese Students Go Viral

Chinese students attending Shanghai's University of International Studies surprised TikTok users by speaking fluent Greek on a video that went viral on the platform. The video was posted on the platform by Marianna Lee, a Chinese TikToker, who conducts street...

A Fox Pays a Surprise Visit to the Acropolis in Athens

A fox visited the Acropolis in Athens recently. This rare incident was captured on video footage uploaded to TikTok. Marieta Fotinou's video shows a fox ambling down Dionysios Aeropagitou, a pedestrian thoroughfare beneath the Acropolis. Despite these animals being observed...

Greek Farmer Becomes TikTok Star

At dawn, before the sun begins to rise in the village of Axos in Giannitsa, Greece, 39-year-old Anastasia Kalalidou, a Greek farmer, lights up the wooden oven in her home's courtyard and starts the day off by baking or...

TikTok Accused of Exploiting Starving Families in Syria

  A bombshell report published this week by the BBC has revealed that TikTok, the short-term video hosting platform, is exploiting starving families in Syria through its livestream services. The company, known as Douyin in China, usually features videos from users...

Elon Musk Proceeds with Twitter Buyout Aiming to Create the ‘X’ App

Elon Musk has offered to complete his proposed $44 billion (£38bn) acquisition of Twitter in a U-turn on his decision to walk away from the deal. Lawyers for Musk confirmed in a court filing on Tuesday that the world’s richest...

White House Briefed TikTok Stars on Ukraine

The White House briefed a number of top TikTok stars on the war in Ukraine in an attempt to dispel fake news about the conflict last week. Last Thursday, 30 stars on the video sharing social media app TikTok met...

The Female Greek Shepherd Taking TikTok By Storm

Maria Retsa, a 20-year-old shepherd from Greece, has gone viral on TikTok after showing her daily life managing livestock in the Greek countryside. Retsa is the only woman in her small town of Gavala on the island of Evia who...

TikTok Beats Google to Become the Most Popular Website of 2021

TikTok, the video-focused social networking service, has beaten Google to become the most popular website for 2021, according to IT security company, Cloudflare. According to Cloudfare the top 10 most popular domains in 2021 are: 1 TikTok.com 2 Google.com 3 Facebook.com 4 Microsoft.com 5 Apple.com 6...

Greek Fan Gushes Over “Expendables 4” Star Jason Statham on TikTok

A Greek fan spotted "The Expendables 4" star Jason Statham while on set in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. The female fan shouted in a mixture of Greek and English at the 54-year-old actor, who started grinning once he realized she...

Every Guy on TikTok Wants To Look Like Alexander the Great

The New York Times published a long-form article on Thursday exploring the relationship between TikTok's trendiest male hairstyle and its unexpected inspiration... Alexander the Great. Yes, you heard that right: it seems that Alexander the Great is still conquering the...