TikTok is a social media app that is used in creating and sharing short videos. it was launched in china on September 2016 and Owned by ByteDance.
It was known as Douyin before it was introduced to the overseas market as TikTok a year later. It is one of the leading short video app in Asia, United States, and other parts of the world.
In 2018, TikTok gained popularity and became the most downloaded app in the U.S market including google playstore and Apple’s App store beating instagram base on download.
It is now available in over 150 countries, and in 75 languages. The application allows users to create short videos of 15 seconds. In July 2018, the TikTok app recorded about 500 million users globally.
Also in 2018, TikTok reached 500 million monthly active users worldwide and 150 million daily active users in China.
It also became the world’s most downloaded app on Apple’s App Store in the first half of 2018 with an estimated 104 million downloads, beating the download recorded by YouTube, WhatsApp and Instagram in the same year.
TikTok has seen numerous viral trends and internet celebrities in Asia, US and the world and is known to be popular among celebrities due to its immense popularity and social influence.