TikTok (also known as Douyin) provides a social media app for creating and sharing short-form mobile videos as well as live streaming. Its app is available worldwide for iOS and Android. The Company enables everyone to be a creator and encourages users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos.

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Parent CompanyBytedance
HQCulver City, US
TikTok was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Culver City, US

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Key People/Management at TikTok

Vanessa Pappas

Vanessa Pappas

General Manager

TikTok Office Locations

TikTok has an office in Culver City
Culver City, US (HQ)
10010 Venice Blvd #301
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TikTok Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date



TikTok is a subsidiary of Bytedance

TikTok Revenue

USDJun, 2019E


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TikTok Operating Metrics

Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018H1, 2018Sep, 2018Nov, 2018Jan, 2019


500 m500 m

App Downloads (iOS)

6.73 m9.20 m13.48 m24.44 m52.83 m51.18 m104 m


150 150

Monthly Active Users (Europe)

17 m
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TikTok Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
JukedeckJuly 23, 2019

TikTok Online and Social Media Presence

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TikTok News and Updates

TikTok crosses 1.5 billion downloads globally, India top contributor this year

TikTok has taken the Indian internet by storm in the last 12 months. The country accounts for nearly half of TikTok downloads in 2019.

ByteDance CEO urges TikTok diversification as U.S. pressure mounts: internal note

The founder and CEO of TikTok owner ByteDance will focus on adding users of the popular video app in countries outside of its strongest markets, according to an internal staff note seen by Reuters, as it faces political pressure in the United States.

TikTok hit 1.5 billion downloads, and is still outperforming Instagram

App analytics site Sensor Tower reported Thursday that TikTok has been downloaded 1.5 billion times to date. The short-form video app continues to grow, with its downloads 6% stronger than this time last year. It is the third most-downloaded app outside of gaming this year. Numbers one and two are…

Amazon is home to thriving businesses that turn TikTok memes into merchandise

Amazon has become a hotspot for e-commerce businesses looking to make a quick buck off of internet memes.

Why Silicon Valley's Giants Are Having a Lot of Trouble Defeating TikTok

On this week's Inc. Uncensored podcast: the red-hot U.S. rise of a Chinese social media app. Plus, Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd's newest gig, and a fascinating update on the food delivery wars.

TikTok tests social commerce

TikTok is beginning to dabble in social commerce. The short-form video app said it has started to allow some users to add links to e-commerce sites (or any other destination) to their profile biography as well as offer creators the ability to easily send their viewers to shopping websites. The compa…
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TikTok Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was TikTok founded?

    TikTok was founded in 2016.

  • Who are TikTok key executives?

    TikTok's key executives are Vanessa Pappas.

  • Who are TikTok competitors?

    Competitors of TikTok include Quibi, Instagram and Gaia Interactive.

  • Where is TikTok headquarters?

    TikTok headquarters is located at 10010 Venice Blvd #301, Culver City.

  • Where are TikTok offices?

    TikTok has an office in Culver City.

  • How many offices does TikTok have?

    TikTok has 1 office.