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…

John Lennon comes to TikTok with 11 tracks and a new account

If John Lennon were today he’d probably be a TikTok-er, right? Well, probably not but now him and his music are on there regardless. TikTok may not have been something that John Lennon would have…

Is TikTok more popular than Instagram now?

Despite Trump’s recent efforts to banish the huge Chinese social app from the US, it’s more popular than Instagram amongst US teens. A recent study shows, perhaps unsurprisingly, that TikTok is huge amongst teenagers 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 plan 20% sale to Oracle, seek a U.S. based IPO, Trump demands “total control”

TikTok have confirmed their plans for the future following Trump’s pressure on the app’s place in the United States. After the U.S. announced last week that they would ban TikTok from US app stores on…

TikTok will be banned on US app stores from Sunday

TikTok is officially being banned from stores this weekend in the US with the potential to become illegal to download in the coming months. Trump threatened to ban TikTok, claiming that it’s creators ByteDance had…

TikTok propose Oracle for Trump-mandated US handover

TikTok have potentially decided on their new partner to take over data operations in the US following President Trump’s threats. Last month, ol’ Don Trump threatened the huge social video app TikTok with a shutdown…

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…

TikTok partner with Teespring to integrate creator merch directly in the app

E-commerce platform Teespring team up with short video app TikTok for creators to offer apparel without having to leave the app. Teespring makes selling merchandise easy for creators. Simply create a design from their templates,…