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TikTok is rolling out video scheduling capability: have you spotted it?
Feb26

TikTok is rolling out video scheduling capability: have you spotted it?

Image Credit: NYT TikTok seems to have added a video-scheduling capability; though this cannot be confirmed as at the time of writing this. However, reliable social media commentator Matt Navarra twitter about the new functionality with a screenshot. A video-scheduling capability could be a game-changer considering how busy some creators are. Being able to schedule your video to be published at a later date and time is a brilliant...

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TikTok inks new deal to show exclusive UFC livestream content
Feb20

TikTok inks new deal to show exclusive UFC livestream content

Image Credit: Sportico UFC fans on TikTok can expect to see loads of martial arts livestream content all thanks to a new multi-year deal signed by the two companies. The partnership, according to a TikTok blog post, will enable the video-sharing app to produce and livestream exclusively every week. Users will have access to exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage, before and after fights interviews and other coverage. Hundreds of videos...

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TikTok starts Seller University to push ecommerce
Feb17

TikTok starts Seller University to push ecommerce

TikTok is on its heels to offer more money to creators. Its new ecommerce and in-stream seller tools allows users to add them into their videos, profiles, and livestreams. The latest update is a new education portal called TikTok Shop: Seller University, currently in its testing stage in Indonesia. “…a training hub to help you do business on TikTok. We offer a full suite of lessons on seller tools, policies and the latest updates to...

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TikTok to sponsor the Uefa Euro 2020
Feb11

TikTok to sponsor the Uefa Euro 2020

Image Credit: Yahoo TikTok and Europe’s football governing body Uefa have signed a deal that will see the social media company be a part of the global sponsors of this year’s Euro competition. The Euro tournament, which usually holds every four years, was earlier scheduled to hold in 2020, but was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This would be the first time a digital entertainment company would be sponsoring a major...

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TikTok to tackle spread of misinformation with new warning prompts
Feb04

TikTok to tackle spread of misinformation with new warning prompts

Image Credit: TikTok TikTok is adding a new feature to its platform to boost its efforts aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation. Going forward, users will be pre-alerted alerted prior to sharing a video with information that has not been verified. This is crucial to helping people access information that has been verified only by fact checkers. Claims that have not been verified by fact checkers will most likely get the...

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TikTok ordered to block users with unverifiable age on its platform
Jan24

TikTok ordered to block users with unverifiable age on its platform

Image Credit: The Times A recent event that led to the death of a 10-year old girl while taking part in a “blackout challenge” she saw on TikTok is generating a lot of issues. This has now led the Italian data privacy watchdog to order TikTok to block the accounts of users in Italy whose age cannot be verified. Responding to the request, TikTok per Reuters said: “Privacy and safety are absolute priorities for TikTok and we are...

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