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TikTok enters the streaming music business like Spotify and Deezer

The Resso app, also developed by Byte Dance, could sync your activity with the TikTok platform. (photo: 9toMac)

TikTok could soon have a version dedicated solely to the service of streaming of music and ByteDancethe company that develops the social network is already preparing an upcoming global launch of this additional platform under the possible name of TikTok Music.

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As reported by the TechCrunch media, they have found business records Of the name “TikTok Music” in different countries and regions, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Malaysia, Australia, and Costa Rica.

In addition, the documents reported indicate that this application would have the same functions as others related to song playback on mobile and desktop devices, such as listening to music, and creating playlists. However, it also has other special features such as comment songs and participate in karaoke.

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On the other hand, users They will also have the opportunity to to buyplay, share, download music, songs, albums, lyrics, phrases, as well as recommend playlists, lyrics, edit and upload photos to personalize playlist covers and the aforementioned ability to make comments.

Commercial registrations of the name “TikTok Music” have been found in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Malaysia, Australia, and Costa Rica. (photo: Xataka)
Commercial registrations of the name “TikTok Music” have been found in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Malaysia, Australia, and Costa Rica. (photo: Xataka)

Synchronization with Resso

ByteDance not only develops the application of TikTokbut also has a platform specifically for the music playback call rest. Although it only operates in Brazil, Indonesia and India, this streaming service would have the ability to synchronize its activity with an independent application of TikTok Music referred to as “part of TikTok”.

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“Your profile and activity on TikTok Music will be synced and used to personalize your experience both on TikTok like on TikTok Music. You can manage this in the section Setting”, is indicated in the Resso app code snippet found by TechCrunch.

Although it is not yet known if rest will serve as a host for a beta test of TikTok Musicwhat could be known thanks to the report of the American media is that a web page has been launched with the urls of “music.tiktok.com” although it can only be visited in certain territories such as Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Malaysia and Singapore.

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TikTok Music website is only accessible in some regions (TikTok/TechCrunch)
TikTok Music website is only accessible in some regions (TikTok/TechCrunch)

Within the website you can see a download button that is not yet functional but that allows you to display a message: “We are working to bring a desktop version. Come back soon”, with which it can be inferred that time and resources are currently being allocated for a platform that can be used both in mobile devices like in computers.

Another sign of the evident desire to ByteDance to develop a platform connected to TikTok and dedicated specifically to the music is the creation of an account Twitter and another of Instagramboth verified and under the name of TikTok Music, although they have been inactive since April of this year.

Although it is not yet known when it will be released market overall, the project TikTok Music You already have people waiting for your progress and the next publications or announcements that may occur in your accounts. social networks.

Tiktok's Twitter profile posted promotional images in April this year but has been inactive ever since. (Capture)
Tiktok’s Twitter profile posted promotional images in April this year but has been inactive ever since. (Capture)

The company that develops the social network, ByteDance, considers that TikTok it is an application with the potential to become a superapp, a platform dedicated to more than one function for users. That is why within the projects that are in mind, in addition to TikTok Musicis to convert the global version of the social network into a mobile game platform without this meaning a reduction of its main video aspect.

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