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….

Can people use my music in their Instagram videos?

Yes they can. Distribute your music through RouteNote, select Facebook as a store, and you’ll get a kickback for every view the video gets. Artists and labels distributing through RouteNote can choose from many of…

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…