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Love Island is a British dating game show. It is a revival of the earlier celebrity series of the same name, which aired for two series in 2005 and 2006 on ITV. The series is the originator of the international Love Island franchise, with fifteen versions of it having been produced so far worldwide.
The show became ITV2’s most watched show in the network’s history in 2018, and as of 2020 was the most watched TV show among its target audience of 16-34 year olds.
ITV (LSE: ITV) is a broadcasting company which was formed from a merger of Granada plc and Carlton Communications in 2004. It holds Channel 3 broadcasting licences in England, Wales, Southern Scotland and the Isle of Man.
Love Island is a reality TV show in the United Kingdom in which contestants are sent away to an island, and participate in a series of tasks. During the show, they keep swapping partners until they find “the love of their life” with the winner being decided by a public vote. The show is broadcast in the UK by ITV on ITV1 and ITV2.
TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short music, lip-sync, dance, comedy and talent videos of 3 to 15 seconds, and short looping videos of 3 to 60 seconds.
ByteDance first launched Douyin for the Chinese market in September 2016. Later, TikTok was launched in 2017 for iOS and Android in most markets outside of mainland China; however, it only became available worldwide, including the United States, after merging with another Chinese social media service Musical.ly on 2 August 2018.