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TV actors expand footprint via digital platforms

MUMBAI: Even before the lockdown, Bollywood actors had started to make themselves prominent on social media. During this pandemic, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok gave TV stars ample opportunity to connect with fans in a relatively safe environment. While production was halted, actors leveraged...

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Will boycott of Chinese apps unleash new possibilities for local ones?

NEW DELHI: Chinese apps such as TikTok, Helo, Zoom, Bigo, Shareit, etc., are widely used in India, some even enjoying a monopoly. But the ongoing standoff between India and China is hitting at the sentiments of Indian users. Recently, Indian social reformer, Sonam Wangchuk, posted a video message...

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ByteDance to shut down Vigo apps in October

Chinese colossal ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok has announced that it will shut down two of its apps in India Vigo Video, Vigo Lite. By 31 October, the apps will shut down in India while those have already shut operations in Brazil and Middle East.

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Kevin Mayer leaves Disney to become TikTok CEO

MUMBAI: Walt Disney Company’s top executive Kevin Mayer has resigned to take up the top executive job at short-video app TikTok, which has seen its popularity soaring during the Covid2019 pandemic. According to a New York Times report, the 58-year-old will also serve as chief operating officer of...

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Endemol Shine Group partners with Plex for extensive catalogue deal

MUMBAI: Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group today announced a multi-territory content partnership with Plex, the global streaming media company that brings your favourite content together in the highest-rated OTT video app. The agreement includes a raft of...

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