By Morgan Cardenas
Journalist 

What is TikTok?

 

TikTok is a video platform where users can create videos ranging between 15 and 60 seconds. Videos are uploaded to the platform where they can be viewed by anyone.

Originally, the app was called Musical.ly. It was a video-sharing platform with only 15-second videos.

The app managed to gain popularity and created young influencers through lip-sync videos.

Around the same time, China released a similar app called Douyin that became very popular. Douyin spread to other Asian countries and changed the international app's name to TikTok.

In 2017, the Chinese company that owned Douyin, ByteDance...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 02/18/2021 18:55