Apple Now Has an Official TikTok Account, But No Videos Posted Yet

Apple appears to have created an official account on popular social networking app TikTok, which is a platform designed to allow users to share short videos.

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Apple's account can be accessed through the username @apple on the TikTok website and within the TikTok app. As of now, Apple has posted no videos to the account.

Over the course of the last several years, Apple has become more active on social networks, sharing images on Instagram and introducing accounts for Apple support and services on Twitter. Apple also has an official account on Twitter that has been used to allow people to sign up to receive notifications on event days, but has no tweets.

It's not clear how Apple plans to use its TikTok account. The account could be used to share Shot On iPhone videos as with Instagram, or it could simply be a placeholder account. As 9to5Mac points out, Apple has already been running ads on the TikTok service, so the account could also be related to its advertising efforts.

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Apple's TikTok account

TikTok, a Chinese-owned social media app, has soared in popularity over the course of the last year, and it has been downloaded more than a billion times.

Users can share short music videos or short looping videos that other TikTok users can watch, and it has simple editing tools for syncing music to video clips, which has lured in users.

Top Rated Comments

rmoliv Avatar
52 months ago
It's a Chinese app. No thank you.
Anyway, why another video app? Instagram already does that.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mtneer Avatar
52 months ago
Maybe they just want to occupy the account so that no one else takes over and starts to make parody videos or running scams.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mcfrazieriv Avatar
52 months ago
A whole generation addicted to oxytocin from getting attention (making fools of themselves).

Dad: "Go get a job"
Kid: "But I'm busy making worthless videos of me lip syncing and dancing."
Dad: "........."
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
itsmilo Avatar
52 months ago
I put it on my old iPhone cuz I don’t want Chinese Spyware on my main phone but it’s almost creepy how quickly the algorithm figured out I was gay lol
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
brendu Avatar
52 months ago
“TikTok, a Chinese-owned social media app”

...and I’m out. Never really wanted TikTok but now I know for sure I dont want that **** on my phone.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Naaaaak Avatar
52 months ago
> "We care deeply about privacy"
> Post content on a Chinese video site

Choose one.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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