So what is TikTok?
Launched in 2017 for the western market TikTok is basically a short form social video platform that allows its users to create and share short 3-15 second videos and looping videos of up to 1 minute. The platform is essentially the same as the Chinese version called Douyin, both of which are owned by parent company ByteDance. With over 800 million downloads and counting TikTok was able to rapidly expand its user base in August 2017 when Musical.ly another 15 second video streaming and lip sync app was acquired and all it’s users were transferred to TikTok. The TikTok logo is actually a combination of the Musical.ly and Douyin logos.Read More