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TikTok: Video-sharing application
TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a video-sharing social networking service owned by Chinese company ByteDance. The social media platform is used to make a variety of short-form videos, from genres like dance, comedy, and education, that have a duration from 3 seconds to 1 minute. TikTok is an international version of Douyin, which was originally released in the Chinese market in September 2016. Later, TikTok was launched in 2017 for iOS and Android in most markets outside of mainland China; however, it only became available worldwide after merging with another Chinese social media service, Musical.ly, on August 2, 2018.

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TikTok introduces changes aimed at improving privacy for younger users [Video]

TikTok introduces changes aimed at improving privacy for younger users

The changes include making the default privacy setting for accounts with users aged 13 to 15 to private.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:18Published
Trump orders ban on Chinese apps' transactions [Video]

Trump orders ban on Chinese apps' transactions

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (January 5) signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including WeChat Pay and Alipay. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:24Published
Apple and TikTok Remove App Used to Plan Parties Amid Pandemic [Video]

Apple and TikTok Remove App Used to Plan Parties Amid Pandemic

An app called Vybe Together has been removed from Apple's App Store as well as TikTok.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:11Published
Reddit Buys TikTok Rival Dubsmash [Video]

Reddit Buys TikTok Rival Dubsmash

Reddit's recent acquisition is its latest attempt to remain relevant to younger audiences.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published
Ventriloquist turns into TikTok star [Video]

Ventriloquist turns into TikTok star

A swimwear designer who taught herself to be a ventriloquist during the firstCovid-19 lockdown is now a TikTok star – with 30,000 followers watching hersometimes X-rated puppet shows. With the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published
Clea DuVall: Happiest Season [Video]

Clea DuVall: Happiest Season

It’s been more than a week since Hulu released Happiest Season, and queer TikTok and Twitter are alive with take after take about this film.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
U.S. gives extension to sale order of TikTok [Video]

U.S. gives extension to sale order of TikTok

China's ByteDance has submitted a revised proposal to the Trump adminstration relating to the forced sale of TikTok to U.S. buyers. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published
Elton John partners with TikTok for World AIDS Day livestream [Video]

Elton John partners with TikTok for World AIDS Day livestream

Elton John is teaming up with bosses at TikTok via his AIDS Foundation for a special partnership on World AIDS Day.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

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