Tiktok is a video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos. The app was launched in 2017 for IOS and Android in markets outside of China and was ranked the 7th most downloaded mobile app of the decade (2010-2019), with over one billion downloads worldwide.
Tiktok was the most downloaded app in the US in October 2018, the first Chinese app to achieve this. It is available in over 150 markets and in 75 languages.
The Tiktok mobile app allows users to create a short video of themselves which often feature music in the background, can be sped up, slowed down or edited with a filter. To create a music video with the app, users can choose background music from a wide variety of music genres, edit with a filter and record a 15-second video with speed adjustments before uploading it to share with others on Tiktok or other social platforms.they can also film short lip-sync videos to popular songs.
The app’s “react” feature allows users to film their reaction to a specific video, over which it is placed in a small window that is movable around the screen.its “duet” feature allows users to film a video aside another video.the “duet” feature was another trademark of Musical.