Our mission: Inspire Creativity, Enrich Life. Founded in 2012, ByteDance is a technology company operating a range of content platforms that inform, educate, entertain, and inspire people across languages, cultures, and geographies. Dedicated to building global platforms of creation and interaction, ByteDance now has over 60,000 global employees and a portfolio of applications available in over 150 markets and 75 languages, including Toutiao, Douyin, Xigua Video, TikTok, Helo, Lark, and more.