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TikTok (formerly known as Musical.ly, the “lip-syncing” app for teens)

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Article nytimes.com

How TikTok Is Rewriting the World - 2019 - The New York Times


TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you’re avoiding it.

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Article techcrunch.com

It’s time to pay serious attention to TikTok – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


If you haven’t been paying attention to TikTok, you haven’t been paying attention. The short-form video app hailing from Beijing’s ByteDance just had its biggest month ever with...

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Article wsj.com

Lip-Syncing App Musical.ly Is Acquired for as Much as $1 Billion - WSJ


Wall Street Journal, 2017: “Musical.ly Inc., the maker of a lip-syncing app popular among teens and tweens, has agreed to be acquired by Chinese news and information site Beiji...

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Article techcrunch.com

Musical.ly’s shutdown of Live.ly was contractually obligated – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Musical.ly has begun redirecting users of its Live.ly app, which it decided to kill off last month, to a competing app called LiveMe. Existing Live.ly users are being pointed to...

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F.T.C. Hits Musical.ly With Record Fine for Child Privacy Violation - The New York Times


The agency found many users of the app, now known as TikTok, were under 13 and revealed sensitive personal information without their parents’ permission.

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Article technode.com

8 Lessons from the rise of Douyin (Tik Tok) - TechNode (2018)


"So what makes Douyin so appealing, and why did it grow so fast? Here are eight lessons on Douyin’s meteoric rise that Western companies can learn from:...

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Article bloomberg.com

The Kids Use TikTok Now Because Data-Mined Videos Are So Much Fun - Bloomberg


The video-sharing app by the Chinese-owned Bytedance, the world's most valuable startup, has a younger audience than Facebook, an algorithm that learns you, and different ideas ...

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Article techcrunch.com

Zuckerberg misunderstands the huge threat of TikTok – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


“It’s almost like the Explore Tab that we have on Instagram,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in leaked audio of him describing TikTok during an all-hands meeting. But it’s no...

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Article techcrunch.com

Reddit CEO: TikTok is ‘fundamentally parasitic’ - TechCrunch


TikTok is one of the hottest social media platforms but the CEO of Reddit had some harsh words for the popular app, calling it “fundamentally parasitic” at an event Wednesday. T...

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Article news.ycombinator.com

HN Discussion - Privacy analysis of Tiktok’s app and website | Hacker News


> They also use audio fingerprinting to identify visitors. This doesn’t mean they actually use your microphone or speaker. Instead they generate a sound internally and record th...

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Article techcrunch.com

Vine reboot Byte officially launches – TechCrunch (2020) - TechCrunch


Two years after Vine’s co-founder Dom Hofmann announced he was building a successor to the short-form video app, today Byte makes its debut on iOS and Android. Byte lets you sho...

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Article mashable.com

TikTok now banned for TSA employees - Mashable


The list of government agencies forbidden from using the app grows

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Article techcrunch.com

TikTok makes education push in India – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


China’s TikTok today launched an education program in India as the popular short-video app looks to expand its offering and assuage local authority in one of its biggest markets...

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Article edm.com

TikTok "Cloud Raves" are the Hottest Trend During China's Coronavirus Quarantines - EDM.com - The Latest Electronic Dance Music News, Reviews & Artists


Nightclubs are taking an innovative approach to reach their quarantined audience. The Shanghai nightclub TAXX earned $104,000 in tips paid through the app during a single Liv...

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Article techcrunch.com

TikTok explains how the recommendation system behind its ‘For You’ feed works - TechCrunch


Open up short-form video app TikTok and you’re met with a stream of popular videos, tailored to your own interests. But when your friend launches TikTok on their own phone, they...

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Article reuters.com

TikTok's Chinese owner offers to forego stake to clinch U.S. deal - Reuters - U.S.


China's ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had ...

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Article bbc.com

TikTok makes moves into education market - BBC News


Bespoke content from English Heritage and the University of Cambridge will be available on the app. Universities and charities are among those who will be paid to create besp...

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Article stratechery.com

The TikTok War - Stratechery by Ben Thompson (2020)


How TikTok exposed Facebook’s blindspot, thanks to its Chinese roots, and why those Chinese roots make TikTok a genuine concern. Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Over the last week, a...

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