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Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
Filing: ByteDance says TikTok UK had sales of $20M in 2019, with a loss of $119.5M, driven by advertising and marketing expenses of $109M   —  - Chinese owner ByteDance has not disclosed global figures  — Video-sharing app has been rapidly expanding in U.K.
Dec 24, 2020, 9:55 AMIn context
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Atlantic:
A look at the growing online movement against multilevel-marketing companies, as TikTok becomes the first major platform to explicitly ban multilevel marketing   —  This week, when TikTok announced an updated version of its community guidelines, one small addition was more surprising than the others.
Dec 24, 2020, 4:00 AMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
Clubhouse is testing an invite-only Creator Pilot Program, with over 40 members, as the service hits 600,000 registered users   —  Tech investors have warmed to the idea that being a content creator is a legitimate form of business.  —  Nearly every social media platform has turned its top users into stars …
Dec 23, 2020, 12:55 PMIn context
Saad Khan / Rest of World:
How livestreaming app Bigo, banned in Pakistan in July, had enabled the country's neglected underclass and marginalized groups to speak freely like never before   —  This article is the latest in our ongoing series about technology bans in Pakistan.  Read about the country's ban on Tinder and TikTok.
Dec 22, 2020, 6:00 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Indian startup InMobi raises $145M led by Google for its divisions Glance, a lock-screen content tool and Roposo, a TikTok-style short video social service   —  Google led an investment of $145 million in InMobi's social media startups Glance and Roposo, which are division's InMobi's mobile app marketing business.
Dec 22, 2020, 12:45 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
TikTok launches its first personalized annual recap feature, “Year on TikTok”, which highlights what sort of videos were watched the most, favorite tracks, more   —  Spotify users have Wrapped and Instagram users have their Top 9.  And now TikTok users will have their own year-in-review feature, too.
Dec 21, 2020, 12:15 PMIn context
Will Page / Billboard:
Music streaming may have plateaued with an average of 17.5B streams a week for the past four months, while consumption of games, TikTok, and podcasts increase   —  Has streaming volume really peaked in the U.S., or is the current stalled growth a blip?  —  Music streaming services have continued …
Dec 19, 2020, 6:05 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Walmart partners with TikTok to test live-streamed video shopping, during which users will be able to shop Walmart fashion without leaving the app   —  Walmart and TikTok announced this morning they will be partnering on the first pilot test of a new shoppable product experience on TikTok's social video app.
Dec 17, 2020, 9:35 AMIn context
Michael Waters / Modern Retail:
A look at Walmart's Spotlight program which recruits employees to showcase the positive sides of Walmart on the individuals' social media accounts   —  When Lauren Castle started interning at Walmart in 2011, she didn't think she'd last more than a few months.
Dec 15, 2020, 9:20 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton says TikTok banned him without warning, thinks it was after pressure from TikTok stars, with whom he's feuded; TikTok denies this   —  The celebrity blogger was banned from TikTok on Saturday in a move he said was influenced by the app's biggest stars.
Dec 15, 2020, 1:00 PMIn context

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