TikTok files a patent counter-suit against Triller

After Triller filed a lawsuit against TikTok claiming they stole from a patent approved in 2017, TikTok have now filed a counter-suit. TikTok’s main competitor Triller filed a legal complaint against the company to a…

ByteDance are considering Douyin IPO in Hong Kong

Douyin and TikTok’s parent Beijing-based company ByteDance are reportedly considering taking Douyin public in Hong Kong. Douyin is the Chinese version of TikTok from ByteDance. According to a report from 36Kr, ByteDance are supposedly in…

Judge blocks Trump’s TikTok download ban in the U.S.

Trump’s controversial download ban on the TikTok app in the United States has been blocked for the time being by a judge. TikTok and Trump have been butting heads for the past few months and…

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns just three months after joining the company

After leaving Disney+ as Head of Streaming in May, Kevin Mayer was appointed CEO of TikTok. Three months later, Mayer cited political reasons for his departure. Kevin Mayer took the role at TikTok in May….

TikTok exec comments on Trump’s ban saying “TikTok is here for the long run”

Vanessa Pappas the General Manager of TikTok US says “We’re not a national security threat,” and “TikTok is here for the long run,” when questioned whether the platform will be around next month. In a…

How will Trump’s TikTok & WeChat ban affect the music industry?

WeChat’s parent company Tencent and TikTok have great influence on the music industry around the world. How will a potential US ban change the music streaming landscape? After an executive order was signed last week,…

Trump signs executive orders potential banning TikTok and WeChat in the US

The White House has issued two executive orders, showing 20th September as the date these companies must sell off their US divisions or cease operations. There have been some developments in the Microsoft, TikTok, US…

Triller hits number 1 on the App Store in 50 countries without spending a dollar on marketing

Short video app and TikTok competitor Triller, pulls in over 250 million downloads, pushing it to the top spot in all categories of 50 markets including USA, UK, Russia, Brazil, Germany, France and Australia. Shortly…

Microsoft confirm they are in talks with the US Government and TikTok to buy the app

Tensions between TikTok and the US Government heat up, as ByteDance (TikTok’s parent company) are forced to close opporations in the US or sell the app. One month after India officially banned the Chinese-owned app…

TikTok announce another Creator Fund this time in the UK and Europe worth $300m

TikTok are launching their second multi-million dollar Creator Fund to help creators on the platform earn a living off short-form video production. TikTok recently announced a $200m Creator Fund in the US via a blog…