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…

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…

ByteDance’s music streaming platform Resso may be banned from India soon

After TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned app were banned last month for security and privacy reasons, 275 more app are being looked into by Indian officials. The report from The Economic Times claims that 275…

TikTok announce a $200m Creator Fund in the US

TikTok dedicate $200m to support their creators in the US. Applications open in August for those that hit their criteria. TikTok’s Creator Fund will be distributed to select creators over the coming year and will…

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…

Ultimate music distributor in China

RouteNote is available worldwide, giving all unsigned artists and labels access to powerful distribution tools for free. Distribution Get your music on top stores and streaming services (Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music,…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Tencent have gained 50% more paying users in the last year with 657m total users

Tencent’s latest report shows paying users are growing steadily converting more of their almost 700 million users than last year to pay for music. Chinese music streaming company Tencent Music are behind some of China’s…