L.A.-based short-form social-video app Triller continues to jockey for position with rival TikTok.
On Friday the company launched a live-streaming feature that will allow users to post content in real time, similar to Instagram Live and TikTok's Go Live.
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The second annual Music Tectonics conference announced its lineup on Tuesday, which will focus on the growing confluence of music and tech.
The conference held its inaugural run in Los Angeles last year. This year, it will take place virtually on October 27 and 28.
Dmitri Vietze, chief executive of the event's organizer, music PR firm Rock Paper Scissors, pointed dot.LA to a few notable examples of topics to be discussed in the event panels.
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Mobile phone users scrambled over the weekend to prepare for TikTok and WeChat's disappearance. That was before it emerged that the bans on the two China-based social apps had been delayed.
Data from third-party analytics firm Apptopia show a 181% increase in WeChat downloads compared to the prior weekend. Several other competitors in the short-form video space also saw big gains, including L.A.-based apps Triller (4x increase on the previous weekend), Clash and Byte (both over 5x).