Looks like China’s obsession with short videos is not going away anytime soon. Douyin, arguably the most beloved app among Chinese youths, now has over 200 million daily active users (DAU) in China with a monthly active user (MAU) count of over 400 million as of October, local media is reporting (in Chinese).

In June, Douyin revealed that its DAU in China was 150 million and MAU was 300 million—meaning the app has managed to gain around 50 million DAUs and 100 million MAUs in the course of five months.

Speaking at the World Internet Conference at Wuzhen today, Zhang Fuping, Party secretary and vice president at Bytedance, announced the new milestones reached by the company’s virally popular short video app Douyin. Zhang said the app has continued to grow at a rapid pace not only in China, but globally. Douyin’s international version, TikTok, has had breakthroughs in many countries, according to Zhang the company’s globalization plans are advancing smoothly. TikTok was the world’s most downloaded non-game app in iOS App Store in Q1 2018.

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Nicole Jao

Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.