Why the TikTok Deal Could Blow Up in Its Buyer’s Face

A series of under-appreciated risks make acquiring TikTok anything but a sure thing. The bidders are reportedly now considering buying TikTok without the algorithm, a sign they're not approaching this deal with the necessary level of sophistication.

Rest in Peace, Instagram. Cause of Death? Facebook.

Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 and Instagram influencer marketing peaked in the years that followed. We watched as content shifted from blurry phone pictures to DSLR shots and professional photoshoots.

How to Retrieve Information from the TikTok API in Python

In this article, I will be showing how you can easily retrieve information from the TikTok API in python. There will be two different ways to access this API. One will be using a free python package that I have developed which is open source. The other option is to use this API as a service using RapidAPI which runs my python package but then you don’t have to worry about server hosting. How to Retrieve Information from the TikTok API in Python

How TikTok Gave Me the Perfect Coding Side Project

As a computer science student, I am always looking for another cool side project to keep me busy. These ideas for side projects can come from anywhere; sometimes from the places you least expect. The other day I was scrolling through TikTok when I can across this video. Basically, it’s about how there are people in this world born on the same day and were in the same hospital are you were

Here’s How Microsoft’s New TikTok App Would (Probably) Work

Get ready for a new TikTok platform. When President Trump suddenly announced that he intended to ban TikTok in the United States last week, all hell broke loose.

Review: Instagram Reels vs. TikTok

With all the attention to the newly debuted Instagram Reels from Facebook and the hilarious, bizarre world of TikTok, here’s a first impression on the two platforms and how they compare from a designer’s perspective.

Sorry, Trump. Tiktok Isn’t Going Anywhere.

OnFriday July 31st, Trump announced that he planned to ban TikTok from the United States as soon as August 1st. The president stated he was concerned about the lack of security measures the app had in place, and how Chinese governments could have harvested data over time.

I Built a Video-Sharing Social Network During Quarantine

A social-distancing side project. I then decided as a fun quarantine project, I was going to build a video-sharing social network where users could record, edit, and post short-form looping videos. This project would later be named windmill.

How to Collect Data from TikTok (Tutorial)

How to scrape videos posted or liked by a user, snowball a large user list from seed accounts, and collect trending videos all with a simple API.