TikTok has been busy throughout 2021 announcing e-commerce integrations and capabilities that are meant to take advantage of the company’s meteoric rise within the social media industry. This week, the company announced a slew of new partnerships and the impending release of a new Shopping API.
Bike sharing, a common form of collective transportation outside the US, has started gaining traction in the US. A recent addition to the bike sharing scene, viaCycle, approaches the market differently than its competitors and hopes that its innovative approach will make it the Zipcar of bike sharing. viaCycle differentiates itself by combining the community aspect of bike sharing with "cutting edge IT." Within the IT competitive advantage lies the viaCycle API available for third-party app development.