TikTok became one of the most well-known applications in 2020 after President Trump’s attempt to ban it, citing national security concerns. It is a mobile application which launched in September 2016. TikTok, known as Dou-Yin in China, allows users and content creators to create short videos (up to one minute) with music, and then distributes these videos to their users, based on their interests and preferences. TikTok had 689 million monthly active users in July 2020, a 35% increase compared to the 507 million users it had in December 2019. According to a market research report from Sensor Tower, TikTok…


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