Instagram’s IGTV copies TikTok’s AI,...
Instagram conquered Stories, but it’s losing the battle for the next video formats. TikTok is blowing up with an...
TikTok owner ByteDance’s long-awaited chat app...
In WeChat -dominated China, there’s no shortage of challengers out there claiming to create an alternative social...
Indian court lifts ban on TikTok in India
An Indian state court has reversed its ban on TikTok, allowing the short video app to return to both Apple and...
PicsArt hits 130 million MAUs as Chinese flock to...
If you’re like me, who isn’t big on social media, you’d think that the image filters that come inside...
TikTok parent Bytedance is getting serious about...
A turbulent 2018 for China’s gaming market hasn’t held back newcomers. Bytedance, the world’s most...
This YC-backed startup preps Chinese students for...
In recent years, data analysts have gone from optional to a career that holds great promise, but demand for...
Surging costs send shares of ecommerce challenger...
China’s new tech force Pinduoduo is continuing its race to upend the ecommerce space, even at the expense of its...
Daily Crunch: TikTok faces children’s privacy...
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get...
TikTok is launching a series of online safety...
On the heels of news that TikTok has reached 1 billion downloads, the company today is launching new initiative...
TikTok spotted testing native video ads
TikTok is testing a new ad product: a sponsored video ad that directs users to the advertiser’s website. The test...
Leaked TikTok ad deck suggests it has 17M+ MAUs...
An advertising pitch deck used by fast-growing short form video sharing app TikTok has leaked, providing a...
It’s time to pay serious attention to TikTok
If you haven’t been paying attention to TikTok, you haven’t been paying attention. The short-form video app...
TikTok is giving China a video chat alternative...
ByteDance, the world’s most-valued startup, just launched a new social media product under its Douyin brand...
TikTok’s quietly launched ‘Lite’ app has...
Short-form video app TikTok has been growing in popularity across international markets, including in the U.S. where a...
Snapchat takes on TikTok with launch of Lens...
Snapchat is looking to increase user engagement with the app with the launch of a new feature called Lens Challenges....
Facebook Lasso app lead Brady Voss leaves for...
Facebook Lasso has a steep uphill climb ahead as it hopes to chase the musical video app it cloned, China’s...
Facebook launches Lasso, its music and video...
Done cloning Snapchat, Facebook is now chasing Chinese short-form video sensation TikTok with the launch of its...
China’s ByteDance leapfrogs Uber to becomes...
Move aside Uber, China’s ByteDance is now the world’s highest-valued tech startup. That’s according...
Facebook is building a video music app to steal...
Facebook is working on a new app that it hopes could win back the attention of teens while capitalizing on its...
TikTok adds video reactions to its newly-merged...
Just about a month after the merger of the short-form video apps Musical.ly and TikTok, the app is introducing a new...