Checkout
Cart: $0.00 - (0 items )

TikTok’s epic rise and stumble

TikTok’s epic rise and stumble TikTok’s rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide. Below is a timeline of how TikTok grew from what some considered another “copycat” short video app to global dominance and eventually […]

Read More

New TikTok feature allows users to avoid videos with epileptic seizure triggers

New TikTok feature allows users to avoid videos with epileptic seizure triggers TikTok announced today it is rolling out a new feature that will allow people with photosensitive epilepsy to automatically skip videos that can trigger seizures. The “Skip All” option will be introduced to all users over the next few weeks […]

Read More

The crowd goes wild for Yiming

The crowd goes wild for Yiming There’s no shortage of TikTok coverage in the news today as the app’s fate in the U.S. hangs in the air. What the press doesn’t always address is how TikTok gets here — how did a Chinese startup seize the lucrative short-video market in the West […]

Read More

The U.S. government sends mixed messages about TikTok’s future

The U.S. government sends mixed messages about TikTok’s future The fate of TikTok in the United States got even more confusing this week. The U.S. Justice and Commerce Departments sent conflicting messages today about TikTok’s future, which is now up in the air with the upcoming administration transition. The Department of Commerce […]

Read More

ByteDance asks federal appeals court to vacate U.S. order forcing it to sell TikTok

ByteDance asks federal appeals court to vacate U.S. order forcing it to sell TikTok In a new filing, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance asked the federal appeals court to vacate the United States government order forcing it to sell the app’s American operations. President Donald Trump issued an order in August requiring ByteDance […]

Read More

China’s cash-burning video sector: how Kuaishou lost $1B in 6 months

China’s cash-burning video sector: how Kuaishou lost B in 6 months Rumors have been floating for months that ByteDance is going public with TikTok and Douyin separately. Just last night, Bloomberg reported that ByteDance is seeking a pre-IPO round of $2 billion at a staggering valuation of $180 billion. Before any of […]

Read More

ByteDance to pump $170 million into e-book reader Zhangyue

ByteDance to pump 0 million into e-book reader Zhangyue While short videos are what drive ByteDance’s revenues and give the Chinese startup international recognition, the firm is expanding into numerous new areas like other tech giants to fuel growth. It’s dabbled in enterprise software and online learning, and the news came this […]

Read More

TikTok takes down election misinformation aimed at younger users

TikTok takes down election misinformation aimed at younger users TikTok confirmed today it has taken down videos spreading election misinformation that had been posted to two high-profile Republican-supporting accounts, The Republican Hype House and The Republican Boys. The accounts, popular with young, conservative voters, reach more than a million followers combined, and […]

Read More

TikTok stars got a judge to block Trump’s TikTok ban

TikTok stars got a judge to block Trump’s TikTok ban TikTok has won another battle in its fight against the Trump administration’s ban of its video-sharing app in the U.S. — or, more accurately in this case, the TikTok community won a battle. On Friday, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has issued […]

Read More

ByteDance announces its first gadget in a big education push

ByteDance announces its first gadget in a big education push ByteDance on Thursday unveiled its first consumer hardware product, a smart light lamp with a display, that it says is part of its education technology portfolio as the Chinese internet giant continues to expand to categories beyond social video. The Dali smart […]

Read More

Back to top