April 18, 2021

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Reuters exclusively reports TikTok considers introducing group chat feature


Video-sharing platform TikTok may launch a group messaging feature this year, Reuters reported exclusively, putting the Chinese-owned app in more direct competition with social media rivals such as Facebook. Group messaging is part of owner ByteDance’s plan to develop TikTok into more of a “social interactions app.” The feature has been part of the Chinese version of TikTok, Douyin, since 2019.

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Topics of Interest: Technology

Type: Reuters Best

Sectors: Technology

Regions: Asia

Countries: China

Win Types: Exclusivity

Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop

Media Types: Text

Customer Impact: Major Global Story