TikTok and GoTo Announce Partnership in Indonesia

TikTok and GoTo announced the establishment of a strategic partnership in Indonesia.


TikTok Invests $1.5 Billion to Get Back Into Online Shopping in Indonesia

TikTok, which is part of the ByteDance ownership structure, is investing $1.5 billion to become the controlling shareholder of the e-commerce unit of Indonesia’s GoTo Gojek Tokopedia.


Judge Blocks TikTok Ban in Montana

Last Thursday, November 30, in the United States, a federal judge’s decision temporarily halted a ban on a virtual platform for creating and watching short videos and online broadcasts of TikTok in Montana, which was supposed to take effect in early 2024.

Fintech & Ecommerce

TikTok Mulls Tokopedia Investment for New E-Commerce Platform

TikTok is reportedly considering an investment into Tokopedia, a unit of Indonesia’s GoTo Group, to revive its e-commerce service in Southeast Asia’s largest retail market.


Utah Sues TikTok

Utah is another American state to file a lawsuit against the TikTok virtual platform.


Irish Regulators Fine TikTok

The Irish regulators, as part of the proceedings on the fact of TikTok’s involvement in the use of practices that violate the norms of ensuring the confidentiality of information of underage users of social networks and apps, decided to apply the measure of influence in the form of a fine in the amount of €345 […]


EU Names Six Tech Giants to Comply With DMA

The EU regulators have come up with a list of so-called gatekeepers with enough market power to report their core platform services to the European Commission under the Digital Markets Act (DMA)


TikTok Opens Its First European Data Centre

TikTok has opened its first European data center, which is based in Dublin.

Science & Technology

New York City Bans TikTok on Government Devices

New York last Wednesday, August 16, decided to ban the use of the TikTok app on government devices.


TikTok Adds Text Posts

TikTok announced the introduction of a new functional solution on its virtual platform, as a result of what users will be able to post text materials containing only words and nothing else.


TikTok Partners With Atome for Malaysia E-Commerce

TikTok’s e-commerce unit announced that it has reached an agreement on a partnership with the fintech platform Atome, which is part of the ownership structure of Advance Intelligence Group.


TikTok Dangles Zero Seller Fees Ahead of US Marketplace Debut

The TikTok video application, which is part of the ByteDance ownership structure, has begun positioning itself as a free trading platform within the framework of seminars and meetings with Chinese manufacturers and exporters.

Fintech & Ecommerce

TikTok Looks to Challenge Amazon and Shein With New E-Commerce Initiative

TikTok has confirmed the testing of a new shopping section in the Trendy Beat app, in which users can purchase products supplied by the parent company ByteDance.

Finance & Economics

TikTok to Invest Billions of Dollars in Southeast Asia

TikTok, an application for short videos, which is part of the ownership structure of the Chinese company ByteDance, on Thursday, June 15, announced its intention to invest billions of dollars in Southeast Asia over the next few years.


TikTok Tests AI-Powered Chatbot

TikTok is currently testing a chatbot based on artificial intelligence, through which users will be able to search and discover the content they need.

Society & Lifestyle

TikTok Creators Sue Montana Over App Ban

A group of TikTok users filed a lawsuit to get the Montana state administration to cancel the blocking of this digital platform.