May 14, 2022 • 28M

What makes TikTok tick?

Discussing how Zhang Yiming has built a global content empire

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Andrew Methven
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TikTok was founded in 2016 by Zhāng Yīmíng 张一鸣, the 39-year-old Internet entrepreneur and founder of Bytedance (字节跳动 zì jié tiào dòng).

By the end of 2021, TikTok had reached 1.2 billion monthly activ…

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