Tencent’s CEO and chairman, Pony Ma, and founder of ByteDance, Zhang Yiming, were caught bickering today on their WeChat Moments, a function similar to Facebook’s wall.

Tencent is the parent company of WeChat while ByteDance is the parent of Jinri Toutiao and Douyin (called Tik Tok overseas).

Zhang Yiming shared the news that ByteDance’s short video app Douyin became the most downloaded non-game app in Apple’s App Store. The app topped the charts in the first quarter of 2018, according to research by Sensor Tower.

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Masha Borak

Masha Borak is a technology reporter based in Beijing. Write to her at masha.borak [at] technode.com. Pitches with the word "disruptive" will be ignored. Read a good book - learn some more adjectives.