What is TikTok? One of the most popular apps explained


It was the world’s most downloaded app within the first quarter of 2018.

TikTok is a new social network that has seized the web.

The app is on the market in thirty four languages and by June it had a hundred and fifty million daily active users (500 million monthly active users).

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It was the world’s most downloaded app within the first quarter of 2018, with an estimated 45.8 million downloads.
The popular social network app is most popular among teens below sixteen. Last month, issues were raised warning parents of the app and the potential exposure to inappropriate videos and language on it.

What is TikTok?

TikTok, also called ‘Douyin’ (Chinese: 抖音短视频 literally “vibrato short video”) in China, is a Chinese music video platform created by Zhang Yiming in September 2016.

“The most important thing is that we are not a news business. We are more like a search business or a social media platform,” Zhang said in a 2017 interview, adding that he employs no editors or reporters. “We are doing very innovative work. We are not a copycat of a US company, both in product and technology.”

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TikTok has taken over Musical.ly, merging the two apps.

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The mobile app permits users to observe musical clips, shoot short clips as long as sixty seconds, edit them, and add special effects to them.
The TikTok music list contains a large form of music styles, as well as hip-hop, pop and electronic.

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