Index hide1 The largest audience of TikTok, today, are young people centennialsthis, according to data from a recent study.2 ByteDance launched TikTok in 2016 and in just five years, the social network managed to exceed one billion users globally.3 Specialists in social networking issues estimate that, in 2024, the Chinese platform will surpass the barrier of two billion users worldwide.
The largest audience of TikTok, today, are young people centennialsthis, according to data from a recent study.
A new veto has arrived for TikTok, the most popular Chinese social network at the moment, where universities in the United States are now banning the application from their servers and students have even been called on to remove the app from your devices.
Currently, talking about TikTok is, without a doubt, talking about one of the most important content platforms in recent years, especially in terms of digital marketing; a social network that, for some time, managed to position itself in the habits of young Internet users.
Data of Pew Research Center They reveal that young people between the ages of 13 and 17 are, right now, the ones who use the platform developed by ByteDance the most, in addition to YouTube Shorts and Snapchat being, in the same way, some of their favorite social networks.
However, it is clear that the place occupied by the Chinese social network in the centennials he is privileged; however, among the millennials also enjoys great popularity. A recent study revealed that, in 2022, it became the most downloaded mobile app on iOS and Android mobile devices and it is expected that, for the following year, its popularity will increase to the point that it will exceed two billion users.
Thus, to this day, it is not surprising that TikTok continues to be a topic in the digital section and, above all, that it continues to gain presence in one of the most competitive markets.
Veto TikTok reaches universities in the United States; this is the reason
In recent months, TikTok has become the target, mainly in the United States, where a veto of the Chinese platform has been called for.
And it is that, According to the FBI and the Federal Communications Commission, the data of TikTok users could be shared directly with China’s authoritarian government. and, even, the authorities in the United States have alerted that, through the ByteDance platform, “favorable messages to China or erroneous information” can be spread.
“We do have national security concerns,” said Christopher Wray, the director of the FBI, stating that there is “the possibility that the Chinese government could use it (TikTok) to control the collection of data from millions of users.”
Starting from this premise, now some universities in the United States are joining the ban on TikTok, institutions where students have been called upon not to even download the application on their devices.
According to what some media have reported in that country, at least 20 public universities decided to ban such an application. One of the most striking is that of Texas A&M University, one of the largest with almost 75,000 students, which is prohibited from using the TikTok application..
Instead, YouTube has begun to be used, despite the fact that the Chinese social network had 1.5 million followers. Currently, in his biography, the legend “We no longer publish on TikTok” is written. Visit our YouTube to see the latest videos.”