Triller rise to the top of the App Store in India after TikTok ban

US-based short form video app Triller takes the number one spot for Photo & Video on the App Store in India, after last week’s TikTok ban. Last week saw TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned apps removed…

ByteDance closes Indian short-form video app Vigo to promote TikTok

ByteDance hopes the move will encourage the 5 million monthly active users to migrate to TikTok which currently has 200 million users in India. Flipagram was a US-based brand, before being purchased by Chinese company…

What countries is Resso live in?

Resso is the new music streaming app from TikTok’s parent company ByteDance. Hoping to be a real Spotify competitor, Resso launched in India March 4th 2020. Resso has been described as a social media streaming…

JioSaavn launches rewards for subscribers as it announced growth of 4x

JioSaavn are raking in the music streamers having quadrupled their paying subscribers since the start of 2019 and a brand new rewards system. JioSaavn is a hit in India where they claim to have become…

Spotify add over 100k tracks to Indian catalogue

Spotify have recently signed a deal with Indian record label Saregama, adding their full catalogue of over 100,000 songs to the platform in India. Spotify launched in India last year, since then it has been…

Acast partners with JioSaavn to bring podcasts to the streaming platform

The largest global podcast company – Acast and the second largest music streaming platform in India – JioSaavn, join forces to bring thousands of podcasts to millions of listeners. Podcasts have become a huge deal…

How to distribute cover songs – do I need a license?

What counts as a cover song? What music is in the public domain? Do I need a mechanical license? Where can I obtain a license? How do I format my metadata for distribution? You’ll need to…

TikTok Radio brings the hottest trending songs together

Listen to all the biggest trending songs on TikTok with a one-stop stream now playing on Resso. One of the things people love most about TikTok is how musical it is. With over a billion…

Disney+ hit 50 million subs in just five months

After launching last November in limited markets, video streaming service Disney+ has since expanded to over fifteen territories and signed up 50m subscribers. Disney+ announced they had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of 2019….

Resso, music streaming service from the creators of TikTok, is getting a major boost of new content

A new licensing deal with Shemaroo Entertainment builds upon Bytedance’s brand new music service Resso. Bytedance are the company behind the massive social video app TikTok and it’s Chinese equivalent Douyin. This year they launched…