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Unheard Facts About TikTok That Will Make You Think Twice

14 Unheard Facts About TikTok That Will Make You Think Twice

In our daily life, along with technology, the choice of entertainment is changing frequently. Among social media platforms, Tiktok, the Chinese app has gained huge popularity, especially in youth in a very short period of time. This social media platform allows users to produce short creative videos with 15 to 60 seconds of duration. It has reached levels of milestones that even brands are using TikTok as a marketing tool nowadays.

Today, at FactWish, we have come with some of the amazing unheard facts about TikTok which would blow your mind for sure. Lets get started.

1. There are more than 800 million TikTok users worldwide.

There are more than 800 million TikTok users worldwide

2. TikTok rating on Google Play recently backslashed to just 1.2 stars, as a result of controversy with YouTube vs TikTok, resulting in mass spam abuse. However, Google removed nearly 8 million spam reviews violating its guidelines.

TikTok rating on Google Play recently backslashed to just 1.2 stars

3. Among the TikTok users, nearly 41% are aged between 16 and 24.

Among the TikTok users, nearly 41% are aged between 16 and 24

4. TikTok, the China originated app, has maximum numbers of users in India with over 611 million downloads (one-third of total downloads).

TikTok, the China originated app, has maximum numbers of users in India

5. A TikTok user almost spends 52 minutes on the app, and visits it nearly 8 times a day.

A TikTok user almost spends 52 minutes on the app, and visits it nearly 8 times a day

6. TikTok was previously known as Musical.ly. ByteDance (TikTok’s parent company) bought Musical.ly on November 9th, 2017 for $1 Billion USD and renamed it to TikTok.

TikTok was previously known as Musical.ly

7. The algorithm of the app works in a way to show the recommended videos based on your region, age, videos you’ve liked & watched frequently and your preferences making it additive to use.

The algorithm of Tiktok works in a way to make you addictive

8. Tiktok originated in China with the name “Douyin”. The app is still called as Douyin in its home country.

Tiktok originated in China with the name "Douyin"

9. Charli D’Amelio is the most followed creator on TikTok with a count of 60 million followers.

Charli D'Amelio is the most followed creator on TikTok

10. TikTok has been the most downloaded app so far in 2020.

TikTok has been the most downloaded app so far in 2020

11. Almost 200 days were spent to create the original TikTok version by its developers.

Almost 200 days were spent to create the original TikTok version

12. TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance has now become the most valuable startup unicorn with an estimated worth of $78 Billion.

TikTok's parent company, ByteDance has now become the most valuable startup unicorn

13. Japan has the most balanced male is to female distribution of users in TikTok.

Japan has the most balanced male:female distribution of users in TikTok

14. Close to 64% of the TikTok users have tried filters and effects such Face Zoom, Green Screen, Disco,and Whirlpool.

Close to 64% of the TikTok users have tried filters and effects

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