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…

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,…

TikTok CEO points at Facebook, faces a lawsuit from Triller

As TikTok faces a potential ban in the US they’re looking to Facebook as part of the cause. Meanwhile their primary competitor has filed a legal complaint against them. Until the last month it seemed…

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…

The Weeknd teases new song during his TikTok performance

The Weeknd was the latest to take to the digital stage this last Friday and saw him perform After Hours to an audience around the world. 2020 has been the year that virtual concerts have…

Forbes share the top 7 earning creators on TikTok

Forbes list the highest earning TikTokers, all estimated to have generated over $1 million in one year on the platform. While there’s no traditional payment from TikTok to its creators (as with YouTube), top followed…

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…

Get your music featured on Instagram Reels with RouteNote

Instagram’s new Reels make fun, short videos more creatable and shareable than ever and your music can feature in them around the world and make money. Upload your music through RouteNote for free and your…

Instagram’s Reels launches in 50 countries to take on TikTok

Instagram’s new Reels feature that’s set to take on TikTok in the game of short, fun videos has launched complete with audio, effects, and more to get users creative with videos. Instagram have officially launched…