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2016–present

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TikTok (known as Douyin in China) is a Chinese video and social platform launched in September 2016 by ByteDance. Having huge popularity in its hometown country, TikTok expanded to other Asian countries such as Indonesia and Thailand one year later.

On August 2, 2018, TikTok merged with another Chinese-based video app Musical.ly, make its presence on America and Europe countries. As of 2018, TikTok is now available in over 150 markets, and in 75 languages.