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After threatening to ban video sharing platform TikTok, President Donald Trump said he approved Oracle Corporation's bid for the U.S. operations of the popular Chinese-based app, which could make its headquarters in Texas, Bloomberg reports.

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Those of us on Twitter know the Twitterverse is a little bit of everything, from your friends' random thoughts to a source for instant news (@austonianews). But sometimes you just need a break from the alerts and political discussions.

Here are eight Austin Twitter accounts that will add a little fun to your timeline.

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Austin-based dating and networking app Bumble, which was founded in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd, is reportedly considering an IPO.

Bumble, the Austin-based dating and networking app, is reportedly considering a multi-billion-dollar initial public offering that could come early next year, according to a report by Bloomberg.
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A few days after TikTok said it would hire hundreds in Austin, the company has since said it is "re-evaluating" those jobs and is "forced to hold on that hiring until we have further clarity" on a White House order threatening to ban the video-sharing app in the U.S.

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TikTok says it will hire hundreds of employees in Austin, making the announcement just days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order threatening to ban the Chinese-owned video-sharing app's use in the U.S. due to what he called a national security threat.

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Austin has no shortage of personalities with a large social media following. From food to motherhood, we've got you covered on Austinites that have blown up on Instagram.

Here are 15 Austin-based female influencers you may want to check out.

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Several Reddit users identifying themselves as Austin-area health care workers took to the popular social media platform Thursday and Friday to post observations about dire situations at some facilities treating COVID-19 patients.

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