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Facebook launches Instagram Reels to lure TikTok users

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New Instagram option will let users record and edit 15-second multi-clip videos with audio and visual effects.
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Facebook rolled out a new short-form video service called Reels within its popular Instagram app in an apparent attempt to steal some of rival TikTok's teen users. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Hundreds of stories of sexual assault at colleges shared on Instagram

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Gwyneth Paltrow dared to bare all on Sunday as she celebrated her 48th birthday with a n*de photo on Instagram.

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock says we must balance people's "cherished freedom" and safety as it's the first duty of government to keep people safe. His comments come as he updates the House on coronavirus measures. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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How TikTok has transformed from a fun social media app to a platform for social change

An estimated 100 million people in America use the social media app TikTok for short-form dance videos and comedy routines. Vladimir Duthiers tells the story of..
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Judge halts Tiktok ban hours before it was set to go into effect

A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election.
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Judge postpones Trump's TikTok ban

The earlier ban on usage of the app remains in place for early November

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