Points to Remember:
- Chinese short-form video platform TikTok has appointed Nikhil Gandhi as the Head of TikTok India.
- Gandhi, who was previously the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Times Network, will lead the development of TikTok’s products and operations in India.
- His new role would also reportedly include communicating with the government on privacy, security and content concerns.
- TikTok is an iOS and Android social media video app for creating and sharing short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos.
- The app was launched in 2017 by ByteDance, for markets outside of China.
- ByteDance has previously launched Douyin for the China market in September 2016
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who has been appointed as the Head of TikTok India? Nikhil Gandhi
- In which year, TikTok was launched by ByteDance, for markets outside of China? 2017