TikTok Information & History
TikTok, also known as Douyin (Musically) in China, is a media app for creating and sharing short videos. Owned by ByteDance, the media app was launched as Douyin in China in September 2016 and introduced to the overseas market as TikTok one year later. It is a leading short video platform in Asia, United States, and other parts of the world. In 2018, the application gained popularity and became the most downloaded app in the U.S. in October 2018.
As of 2018, it is available in over 150 markets, and in 75 languages. The application allows users to create short videos of 15 seconds. In July 2018, the app had more than 500 million users globally.
- Get entertained and inspired by a global community of creators
- Add your favorite music or sound to your videos for free
- Use emoji stickers and face filters
- Editing tools allow you to easily trim, cut, merge, and duplicate video clips
- Livestreaming filters are constantly being updated with fresh, creative designs
- Dance, Comedy, Vlog, Sports, DIY, and Animal videos all ready to be consumed
What are the unique features of the TikTok app?
■ Watch millions of videos selected specifically for you
A personalized video feed specifically for you based on what you watch, like, and share. TikTok will quickly adapt to your taste to offer the most relevant, interesting, fun, quirky, head-turning videos that you’ll never want to stop watching.
■ Get entertained and inspired by a global community of creators
Millions of creators are on TikTok showcasing their incredible talents, precious moments, and knowledge. Let yourself be inspired.
■ Add your favorite music or sound to your videos for free
Easily edit your videos with millions of free music clips and sounds. We create featured music playlists for you with the hottest tracks in every genre, including hip hop, edm, pop, rock, rap, country, and more.
■ Use emoji stickers and face filters
100+ emoji stickers available for free to take your videos to the next level. Unlock tons of fun face filters and beauty effects in your videos.
■ Editing tools allow you to easily trim, cut, merge and duplicate video clips
■ Live streaming filters are constantly being updated with fresh, creative designs
■ Dance, Comedy, Vlog, Food, Sports, DIY, Animals, and everything in between. Discover videos from endless categories.