ouyin was dispatched by ByteDance in Beijing, China in September 2016, from the start under the name A.me, going before rebranding to Foryou
December 2016. ByteDance expected Douyin getting abroad. The maker of ByteDance, Zhang Yiming, conveyed that “China is home to only one-fifth of Internet clients generally. On the off chance that we don’t develop a general scale, we will in actuality lose to peers looking at the four-fifths. Thusly, going in general is a must.” Douyin was made in 200 days and inside a year had 100 million clients, with more than one billion records saw each day. TikTok was dispatched in the overall market in September 2017. On 23 January 2018, the TikTok application arranged No. 1 among free application downloads on application stores in Thailand and other countries.
TikTok has been downloaded in excess of 130 million times in the United States, and has appeared at 2 billion downloads worldwide, as indicated by information from advantageous evaluation firm Sensor Tower that sidesteps Android clients in China.