The TikTok logo: history and inspiration

The TikTok logo may seem pretty straightforward, but there's actually more to it than you might think. And while TikTok is the youngest of the social media giants, the TikTok logo has already undergone a few tweaks to achieve a punchy design that seems perfectly suited to the TikTok vibe.

So what does the TikTok logo mean, and why does it work so well? Below we take a closer look at the evolution of TikTok logo since its creation back in 2016, and also the meaning behind the design. For more logo inspiration, don't miss our piece the YouTube logo history. If you're looking to make your own designs, see our tips on how to design a logo.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.