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# TikTok

TikTok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'TikTok'.

TikTok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'TikTok'.

News  »  Technology  /  Asia

Here’s what to expect when you shop on TikTok’s new ecommerce ...

TikTok Shop was launched in Indonesia in mid-April - at the beginning of Ramadan - with heavy celebrity endorseme...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Why some tech workers are turning down jobs at TikTok

Negative reviews of TikTok on Glassdoor are putting some people off joining the compa...


TikTok’s new developer tools allow apps to offer ‘Login with T...

TikTok is expanding its integrations with third-party apps. The company today announced the launch of two new tool sets for app developers, the TikTok Login Kit and Sound Kit, that will allow apps on mobile, web and consoles to authenticate users ...


News  »  World  /  China

TikTok and Douyin still the world’s most downloaded non-game a...

TikTok retained its crown as the world’s most downloaded non-game app in April with 59 million installs, around half of the 107 million downloads it registered a year ago, according to mobile market analytics firm Sensor Tower.The figures include ...


News  »  World  /  Singapore

Commentary: Why the interest over TikTok CEO Chew Shou Zi’s na...

What does it take to be "one of us"? Singaporeans' obsessions in defining the "us" in this latest episode stems not only from a fixation on labels but insecurities amid seismic changes in society, says SUSS' Dr Leong Chan-Hoo...


Adam Sandler responds to viral TikTok video of him being turne...

Adam Sandler finally responded to the viral video in which he is turned away from a Long Island IHO...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

A Teenager Mistakenly Moved Into a Senior Living Complex. TikT...

After living for a week in an apartment complex for older adults, Madison Kohout, 19, discovered why she was the youngest resident by decad...


News  »  World  /  China

TikTok’s new CEO Chew takes on one of the biggest jobs in tech...

Chew Shou Zi, the newly-appointed chief executive of ByteDance-owned TikTok, has just taken on one of the biggest jobs in tech and steering the globally successful short video app through choppy political waters will prove a daunting task, say ana...


News  »  Top Stories

TikTok has a new CEO

TikTok has finally appointed a new permanent chief executive, eight months after its former leader called it quits as the United States was threatening to ban the a...


News  »  Technology

TikTok Names ByteDance CFO Shou Zi Chew as New CEO

TikTok appointed Shou Zi Chew, a Singaporean national, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the popular video-sharing platform, the company sa...


News  »  World  /  Asia

TikTok names Singaporean Shou Zi Chew as new CEO

TikTok has appointed Singaporean Shou Zi Chew as the new chief executive officer of the popular video-sharing platfo...


News  »  World  /  China

TikTok names ByteDance’s Chew Shou Zi as new CEO

TikTok, the popular short-video app, named ByteDance Chief Financial Officer Chew Shou Zi as chief executive officer, filling the top leadership position after the departure of Kevin Mayer last year. Vanessa Pappas, who has served as interim head,...


News  »  World  /  China

Vladimir Putin finds ally in China’s TikTok in crackdown on cr...

Mikhail Petrov’s TikTok posts started going viral this year when he tapped into growing discontent in Russia with bite-sized explanations of the country’s budding protest movement.His popularity exploded to over 250,000 followers and TikTok invite...


News  »  World  /  Asia

TikTok taps new CEO from Chinese parent firm

The fast-growing video-sharing app TikTok named a new top executive Friday who will keep his responsibilities at Chinese parent firm ByteDan...


ByteDance CFO assumes role as new TikTok CEO

Eight months after former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quit in the midst of a full-court press from the Trump administration against the Chinese-owned social media giant, TikTok finally has a new permanent leader. ByteDance’s recently-hired CFO Sh...


Dangers of social media peer pressure shown in death of boy, 1...

A 12-year-old boy in the US state of Colorado died in April after taking part in a challenge on TikTok where people choke themselves until they become unconscious. Joshua Haileyesus was described as “intelligent, funny, caring, and gifted”, on the...


News  »  Business

TikTok names exec at Chinese parent ByteDance as new CEO

Video app TikTok said Friday that its new CEO is Shouzi Chew, the new CFO of its Chinese parent company, ByteDa...