T-Series are taking legal action against Indian short-video apps over un-licensed music

Indian music label and film production company T-Series have filed a lawsuit and copyright violation notices against many short-video apps. TikTok has licensing agreements in place with many labels and publishers, however in TikTok’s absence…

Indian short video app Moj report over 50 million users one month after launching

As short video apps fight to take over the 200 million users TikTok left after its ban, Moj pulls in over 50m users just over a month after launching. Since TikTok’s ban in India, many…

TikTok competitor Likee reports over 150m monthly active users

As tensions between TikTok and the US Government rise, TikTok rival Likee increases 86.2% year-on-year. Since being banned from India and their fragile state in the US, many TikTok competitors have emerged such as Triller,…

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…

LyricFind expands with new teams in India and South Africa

Lyric licensing service LyricFind open offices in India and South Africa to provide lyrics in many new languages. LyricFind hold licenses with some of the top major publishers and clients such as Universal Music Group,…

Resso was installed almost 3 million times in June

Sensor Tower reports social music streaming app from ByteDance (TikTok’s parent company) gets nearly 3 million installs from India in June. Despite only being publicly available in India since March 2020, Resso has managed to…

Can I add my music to Resso for free?

With RouteNote, it’s super easy and free to upload your own music to Resso, as well as many other top stores and streaming services around the world. ByteDance (parent company to TikTok) owned music streaming…

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…