Technology TikTok 'poaching' Facebook employees right in its backyard Updated : October 18, 2019 05:49 PM IST The new US location gives TikTok a strategic presence as it is just a few blocks away from Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters and employees can just walk-in for jobs. In November last year, Facebook quietly released a stand-alone app called "Lasso" to compete with TikTok. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.