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TikTok Launches ‘Device Management’ Feature for Safety of Users in India

"Device Management" feature is an addition to TikTok's existing suite of 13 safety features

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The company's music streaming service is expected to be priced lower than the $10. VOA

The short video-making platform TikTok on Monday launched a ‘Device Management’ feature that would enable users in India to have complete control of their account.

Users will be able to end sessions or remove their accounts from other devices from within the TikTok app to better manage the safety of their account. According to the company, the feature would help avoid the misuse of user accounts.

“TikTok constantly promotes a safe and positive app experience for its over 200 million users in India by offering them in-app tools and educational content to equip them with all the information they need to have the best possible experience while showcasing their creativity,” the company said in a statement.

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“Device Management” feature is an addition to TikTok’s existing suite of 13 safety features. Wikimedia Commons

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“Device Management” feature is an addition to TikTok’s existing suite of 13 safety features. Features like age gate, restricted mode, screen-time management, comments filter and safety centre are helping users to safely showcase their creative expression through their videos, claimed the company.

A 24-year old mother of two children committed suicide last week in Tamil Nadu after she was scolded by her husband and prevented from using the short video-making app. (IANS)

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TikTok Owner ByteDance To Launch Its Own Music Streaming Service

TikTok owner ByteDance plans to introduce its own music streaming service in December

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TikTok owner ByteDance Technology Co Ltd is aiming to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana with its own music streaming service in India. VOA

Chinese short video making app TikTok owner ByteDance Technology Co Ltd is aiming to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, among others, with its own music streaming service in India in December, the media reported.

The company’s music streaming service is expected to be priced lower than the $10 a month that Spotify, Apple and others charge in the US.

ByteDance’s music streaming app will make its way to India, Indonesia and Brazil before entering the US, South China Morning Post reported on Monday quoting Financial Times.

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The company’s music streaming service is expected to be priced lower than its competitors. VOA

The company is currently in talks with big music labels such as Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music to secure global licensing deals.

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Earlier this month, ByteDance, which owns TikTok unveiled its rumoured smartphone named Nut Pro 3 under the Smartisan brand in China.

The device, also known as Jianguo Pro 3, was developed in tandem with smartphone makers Smartisan, and retains the same name as Smartisan’s current line of devices. (IANS)