NY Times Opinion is now on TikTok

The following was sent out from The New York Times: New York Times Opinion is launching an official TikTok account, bringing its world-class opinion journalism to life in a new way through the platform. The account is a visual representation of Times Opinion’s mission to highlight different voices and promote informed debate, and will feature […]

NY Times opens TikTok account for news

The following was sent out from The New York Times: This week, The New York Times launched an official news account on TikTok, joining NYT Cooking, Wirecutter and the Hard Fork Podcast, which have already established a presence on the platform. The new channel will share some of our best journalism through short news updates, culture takes, lifestyle segments and […]

Cheddar takes TikTok by storm

Cheddar has used viral catnip to build audiences globally. The business news channel is using TikTok where Cheddar uploads 10- to 15-second videos that focus on the mesmerizing aspects of machinery, like how ham is sliced. Recently, Cheddar’s most popular TikTok with 3.6 million likes, shows people using in-arm wallet implants created by an artist. […]

TikTok collaborates with Chinese media to launch new company

TikTok owner ByteDance and Chinese media company Shanghai Dongfang Newspaper Co. have launched a new company, Pengpai Audiovisual Technology Co. The new company is said to focus on developing blockchain, AI, and other business lines, according to reports. The new venture was formed on Dec. 10 with a registered capital of 10 million yuan, 49% […]

TikTok emerging as big competitor for Facebook

TikTok seems to have a message for Facebook: we’re coming for you. The popular video-sharing app has opened a Silicon Valley office in Mountain View only a few minutes away from Facebook’s Palo Alto headquarters, reports CNBC’s Salvador Rodriguez. The office space was previously occupied by Facebook’s messaging app, Whatsapp. According to CNBC, the company […]