TikTok partners with Ticketmaster

TikTok has agreed a deal with Ticketmaster that will enable users to buy event tickets through the social video app. Starting with a handful of accounts including Demi Lovato, OneRepublic, Usher, Backstreet Boys and WWE, organisers and creators will be able to use the ticketing mini app to get people along to their events.  These […]

TikTok launches app on Vizio TVs

Short-form video app TikTok has announced a partnership with Vizio to come to its Smart TVs. Vizio will join the likes of Samsung, LG, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV in offering TikTok to its users. The TV maker said that it will support the launch by highlighting TikTok TV content on the Vizio home […]

TikTok moves to US servers, but report claims ‘everything is seen in China’

Short-form video social media platform TikTok has announced that it has begun routing its US user data to local servers owned by Oracle, however fresh concerns have been raised over the app as a result of a leak from China. After spending months as a target of former US president Donald Trump – who threatened the […]

TikTok considers gaming with Vietnam test

TikTok is reportedly eyeing a push into videogames. According to a report from Reuters, the short-form video app has been testing a feature that allows users to play games within the app in Vietnam. It notes that this is a part of a ‘major push’ into gaming. The sources cited by the report said that […]

TikTok launches Pulse ad programme, promises 50:50 revenue split with creators

Short-form video app TikTok has announced a new monetisation model which should help creators to make more money from the platform. Under a new programme it calls TikTok Pulse, the company will start to share a cut of ad revenue with top creators when their video runs alongside certain ads. The new monetisation scheme mirrors […]

TalkTalk taps Netgem for new 4K box and TV offering

UK service provider TalkTalk has launched its new 4K TV box in partnership with technology and service provider Netgem with an offer designed to undercut its main competitors. The TalkTalk TV 4K Box is available on new and existing fibre plans, offering a selection of UHD services for just £4 a month. Customers can access […]

TikTok expands video length to 10 minutes, Instagram shutters IGTV

Short-form video app TikTok is rolling out longer videos on its platform. The company is seemingly stretching its definition as a short-form video platform, informing users that they now have the ability to upload videos up to 10 minutes in length.  This comes after TikTok increased the maximum video length from three minutes to 10 […]

TikTok agrees content and branding deal with NHL

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced a new content partnership with short form video app TikTok. The NHL and TikTok will work together to deliver exclusive content, including player fashion interviews, “Who Wore It Best” and “Get Dressed with the Best” segments, and other programming designed to showcase player personalities and personal styles. The […]

Vestel adds TikTok to smart TVs

Europe’s largest TV manufacturer Vestel has announced the launch of TikTok across its range of Smart TVs. The app, which is already available on all Vestel-designed Android Smart TV ranges for brands in the UK, Germany and France, will roll out for Vestel Linux-based Smart TVs.  The rollout started at the end of January, with […]

TikTok launches on Fire TV in North America

TikTok is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices in the US and Canada. The app will have full functionality with Fire TV’s voice remote, including compatibility of the smart assistant Alexa. The expansion to North America comes four months after TikTok launched an app on Fire TV in the UK, France and Germany. Unlike […]

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