With over a billion users, TikTok owns the short video content market. It became the leader because it was the right service at the right time for hundreds of millions of bored people who wanted a smile. But, without Linux and open-source software, it wouldn’t have gone anywhere. ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, knows this. So, it’s not too much of a surprise that the business has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN).