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Who Owns TikTok?

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TikTok is currently owned by ByteDance, based in Beijing, China. TikTok was created and released in 2017 and merged with Musical.ly, a similar app for lip-syncing videos, in 2018. Musical.ly has been purchased by ByteDance several months earlier and at the time of the merge, the company decided to change Musical.ly to be under the name TikTok.

Regardless of who currently owns TikTok, you can still take advantage of the platform by scrolling through the hilarious content uploaded to it every day. You can also upload your own on your way to becoming TikTok famous.