TikTok star Brooke Monk gained 16 million followers in less than 2 years — here’s her secret

In just under two years, Brooke Monk has amassed over 16 million followers on the social media platform TikTok. But, she said that it was never her intention to reach influencer status. Monk put up her first TikTok post in September 2019 and since then she’s gained 16.1 million followers and 1.2 billion likes on… Continue reading TikTok star Brooke Monk gained 16 million followers in less than 2 years — here’s her secret

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MILLIE BOBBY BROWN’S EXI SHOULDN’T HAVE TALKED ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIP

Millie Bobby Brown’s ex is apologizing for talking about their relationship in a live stream … he says he was drunk and, rather than ramble on, should’ve shut his mouth. TikTok star Hunter Echo just explained his side of the controversial live stream … saying he was drinking and responded to negative comments the wrong… Continue reading MILLIE BOBBY BROWN’S EXI SHOULDN’T HAVE TALKED ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIP

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From Aerie to Zara, retailers are turning viral TikTok moments into sales gold

When a Lululemon skort went viral across TikTok earlier this summer, 16-year-old Kylie knew she had to get her hands on it. But by the time she was searching for her size on Lululemon’s website, it was already sold out. The sought-after skort — part skirt, part shorts with a two-inch inseam — was also… Continue reading From Aerie to Zara, retailers are turning viral TikTok moments into sales gold

TikTok and Instagram inch closer to the streaming wars as competitive barriers blur

Instagram wants to be more like TikTok. TikTok is extending the length of its videos to be more like YouTube. Roku seems to be following the Netflix playbook and investing in original video. The streaming wars are generally discussed as a competition between the large global legacy media companies — Disney, Comcast’s NBCUniversal, AT&T’s WarnerMedia,… Continue reading TikTok and Instagram inch closer to the streaming wars as competitive barriers blur

Black TikTok Creators Are On Strike To Protest A Lack Of Credit For Their Work

Black creators on TikTok are hanging up their dancing shoes until further notice. Tired of not receiving credit for their creativity and original work — all while watching white influencers rewarded with millions of views performing dances they didn’t create — many Black creators on TikTok joined a widespread strike last week, refusing to create… Continue reading Black TikTok Creators Are On Strike To Protest A Lack Of Credit For Their Work

TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance

A former TikTok recruiter remembers that her hours were supposed to be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., but more often than not, she found herself working double shifts. That’s because the company’s Beijing-based ByteDance executives were heavily involved in TikTok’s decision-making, she said, and expected the company’s California employees to be available at all… Continue reading TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance

TikTok owner ByteDance’s revenue surged 111% in 2020, records 1.9 billion users

China — ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, saw its revenue for 2020 more than double, a person familiar with the matter told CNBC. Revenue for last year totaled $34.3 billion, up 111% year-on-year, senior management at the company told employees in a company-wide meeting. Gross profit rose 93% to $19 billion, the person who attended… Continue reading TikTok owner ByteDance’s revenue surged 111% in 2020, records 1.9 billion users

TIKTOK PARTYMASSIVE BASH BROKEN UP BY COPS WITH TEAR GAS

TikTok can draw a crowd for sure, much to the dismay of Huntington Beach residents. An estimated thousand people swarmed the beachside community Saturday night and police broke up the bash that was called “Adrian’s Kickback.” The party was advertised on Tiktok and went viral — with users all over the country chiming in on… Continue reading TIKTOK PARTYMASSIVE BASH BROKEN UP BY COPS WITH TEAR GAS

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MTV MOVIE TV AWARDSAddison Rae Says She’s ‘Obsessed’ With Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s New Relationship

Addison Rae couldn’t be more excited for her pal, Kourtney Kardashian! The 20-year-old TikTok star presented at Sunday’s MTV Movie & TV Awards alongside her He’s All That co-star, Tanner Buchanan, where she couldn’t help but gush to ET’s Katie Krause about her friend’s new romance. “I’m obsessed,” she told ET of Kourtney’s relationship with… Continue reading MTV MOVIE TV AWARDSAddison Rae Says She’s ‘Obsessed’ With Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s New Relationship

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How this 22-year-old TikTok creator decorates her $1,400-a-month apartment with thrift store finds and DIYs

Inside a TikTok creator’s $1,400/month apartment in Portland, ORThere’s a good chance you’ve seen Annika Hinds’ bright, plant-filled Portland apartment on TikTok. The 22-year-old has garnered nearly 1 million followers and more than 11 million likes on the platform for her thrifty décor hacks, DIY projects and extensive plant collection. “I think people on TikTok… Continue reading How this 22-year-old TikTok creator decorates her $1,400-a-month apartment with thrift store finds and DIYs