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GenreSocial media app[1]
Video editing and sharing[2]
PredecessorLIKE video[3]
FoundedJuly 2017[4]
ProductsShort video social platform[5]

Likee is a Singapore-based short video creation and sharing platform,[7][8][9] available for iOS and Android operating systems. It was initially introduced in July 2017 by Bigo.[10][11]

The app makes a feature of special effects video shooting and editing, like 4D Magic, and Dynamic Stickers.[12][13][14]


As of the second quarter of 2019, Likee's mobile monthly active users reached 80.7 million.[15] On September 25, 2019,[16] the Indian political party Aam Aadmi Party settled in Likee.[17]

On September 30, 2019, it introduced parental controls feature,[18] allowing parents and guardians of Likee's users to remotely control or restrict access to the content in the app.[19]


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  2. ^ Paul Barnwell (Sep 8, 2019). "What are deepfake videos?". Pocono Record.
  3. ^ "How social media can leverage the festive season after Festival Sales". Deccan Chronicle. Oct 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "Likee to complete 2 years of successful journey in India". International Business Times. Jul 26, 2019.
  5. ^ "YY to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results on August 13, 2019". The New York Times. August 5, 2019.
  6. ^ "Likee to support underprivileged talented youth with "Likeedreams" initiative". Deccan Chronicle. Sep 17, 2019.
  7. ^ "Likee to pay you for bringing friends on board". The Siasat Daily. August 11, 2019.
  8. ^ "NSW digital driver licences now available on smartphones". The Daily Telegraph. October 29, 2019.
  9. ^ Paul Barnwell (September 11, 2019). "What parents need to teach kids about deepfake videos". The Washington Post.
  10. ^ "Likee launches Independence Day campaign for Indians across the globe". The Asian Age. Aug 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "Aam Aadmi Party turns to Likee to connect with Indian youth". Deccan Chronicle. September 26, 2019.
  12. ^ "Likee App Among 10 Most-downloaded Apps Worldwide For August: Report". Republic World. September 12, 2019.
  13. ^ "Likee creates Guinness World Record for its Independence Day campaign". Dainik Jagran. August 24, 2019.
  14. ^ "Spread joy this Diwali with Likee's Diwali challenge, personalised stickers". The Asian Age. Oct 21, 2019.
  15. ^ "YY Inc.: Bear Case Now Obsolete". Seeking Alpha. Aug 18, 2019.
  16. ^ "AAP reaching out to youths through mobile apps Party social media head". The Week (Indian magazine). September 25, 2019.
  17. ^ "Aam Aadmi Party turns to Likee to connect with Indian youth". Deccan Chronicle. September 26, 2019.
  18. ^ Sally Rawsthorne (October 20, 2019). "Child predators target next-gen social media". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  19. ^ "Likee's New Parental Controls Feature Empower Parents To Filter Content Exposure". Businessworld. September 30, 2019.