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Facebooks Looks to Recruit TikTok Stars for Reels Debut
July 28, 2020
Social media giant Facebook is looking to recruit popular TikTok creators ahead of the rollout of its new competing Instagram feature Reels.
TikTok is Not a National Security Threat 'In Any Way,' Says Chief Security Officer
Aug 5, 2020
Facebook Debuts Instagram Reels During TikTok Saga
Facebook has joined the TikTok saga. Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg's company launched Instagram Reels, whose short-form video feature looks rather similar to TikTok's product. The debut comes days after Microsoft said it was in talks to acquire TikTok’s U.S. operations from China’s ByteDance. Paige Leskin,Tech Reporter for Business Insider explains the timing of the Instagram Reels launch and what implications it could have for CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Aug 4, 2020
TikTok Takeover: The Rise of Social Platform's Use Between 18- to 24-Year-Olds
While TikTok's fate is unknown, its ability to connect with users has never been more clear. A recent digital strategy survey by Vorhaus found that much of the 18-24-year-old population knows about TikTok and uses the social media platform more often than Pinterest or Twitter, and about the same as Facebook. Mike Vorhaus, CEO at Vorhaus Advisors, joined Wake Up With Cheddar to break down TikTok's rise to popularity and the app's potential sale.
Aug 3, 2020
TikTok Purchase By Microsoft Facing Presidential Push Back
Cara Lombardo, M&A Reporter for the Wall Street Journal joins Cheddar to discuss the ongoing talks between ByteDance and Microsoft amid presidential push back.