TikTok, conjointly called Douyin in China, could be a media app for making and sharing short videos.
Closely-held by ByteDance, the media app was launched as Douyin in China in Gregorian calendar month 2016 and introduced to the overseas market as TikTok one year later
A court had earlier asked the federal to ban TikTok, citing considerations the video-sharing mobile app exposed kids to heavy content, as well as porn.
Bytedance fought the proposal, however was overruled by Supreme Court. Regulators then asked Alphabet INC.’s Google and Apple INC. to get rid of TikTok from their app stores.