https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/26/tiktok-timeline/

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TikTok’s rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide. Below is a timeline of how TikTok grew from what some considered another “copycat” short video app to global dominance and eventually became a target of the U.S. government. These years were a period of fast growth for ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company behind TikTok. Originally launched in China as Douyin, the video-sharing app quickly was wildly successful in its domestic market before setting its sights on the rest of the world. Zhang Yiming, a 29-year-old serial engineer, establishes ByteDance in Beijing. Chinese product designer Alex Zhu launches Musical.ly. Full story

26 November

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