TikTok

TikTok Launches ‘Small Gestures’ – A Virtual Gift-Giving Process

‘Small Gestures’ is a new option created by TikTok that shall enable users over Social Media to send free, virtual gifts from a range of brand partners on the app itself. It is currently only available to US users. According to TikTok: “By collaborating with our brand partners on this new program, we’re able to give users a platform to feel connected with their friends and family through the small gesture of sending a gift to someone who might need it most. And thanks to our generous partners, these ‘Small Gestures’ are offered free for all TikTok users to send gifts up to three separate times.” As claimed above, this option is available free of cost to all its users. They play a major role in promotion of the app, without losing the significance o...

TikTok Now Enables Web Login, Including Access to Analytics and Video Uploads via Desktop

A new login option has been added on TikTok website, which offers access to the TikTok accounts via desktop PC, in order to work with analytics, videos, etc. This can turn out to be a good news for the social media managers to explore and bring out the best of this new option.   Though the login option is at the top right of screen on the Trending page, but it isn’t added to the main home screen at this stage. Advantages offered with the new added option(s): When you log in, you can access your basic account info and check out a customized feed of content based on your preferences. The videos can be directly uploaded from desktop, which open doors to upload more efficient, creative and better versions of the videos. Also, converting to a Pro Account gives access to analytics whi...

TikTok steps up to donate $10 Million to World Health Organization’s to fight against COVID-19:

TikTok states: “It’s been gratifying to see the global community rally behind the true heroes of this crisis: the health care professionals around the world who are battling on behalf of us all. We believe it’s essential to do everything we can to help the global health community in this fight, and today TikTok is donating $10 million to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Solidarity Response Fund. This fund helps the WHO carry out vitally important work, including sending essential supplies to front line health care workers, ensuring communities have access to the latest science-based information, and accelerating efforts to discover life-saving treatments or vaccines.” TikTok is one of the emerging platform for world’s youth to showcase their idiosyn...

TikTok Introduces feature to direct website links in the users profiles

Tiktok is performing as a trending 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. The main purpose of this app is to capture the idisyncratic talents, explore creativity and portray intriguing content to the world for amusement, knowledge and skills. Recently, Tik Tok has introduced a new feature of adding direct website links in the users’ profiles. This feature was noticed and reported by a user who shared a screenshot of the same on Twitter. The screenshot depicted the ‘Edit profile’ screen, which appearsled to let users add any URL they wish.   Since, TikTok’s featu...