How TikTok became the phenomenon you can't afford to ignore

How TikTok became the phenomenon you can't afford to ignore

How TikTok became the phenomenon you can’t afford to ignore The video app is making a billion dollars a month and leaving rivals in its wake — it’s not too late to take it seriously, says Danny Fortson In a recent interview, Shou Zi Chew, the London-educated, Singapore-resident chief executive of TikTok, was asked what he was most focused on as the head of the world’s hottest social media app. “Trust building,” he said. “We are a young company, and I think trust is something that we have to earn.” Scan the headlines and it quickly becomes apparent that Chew has his work cut out. “How TikTok Live became ‘A strip club filled with 15-year-olds’,” screamed one recent example. “TikTok is bad for your brain,” intoned another. A third: “ …
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