Briefing: Bytedance reportedly aims for RMB 100 billion revenue in 2019

字节跳动2019年收入目标至少1000亿 - Jiemian What happened: Bytedance, the parent company of content aggregator Jinri Toutiao and…


Briefing: China gaming regulator tells local authorities to stop filing applications as it deals with nine-month backlog

China content regulator requests pause in new game application – Reuters What happened: China’s top content regulator,…


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Douyin launches its first in-app mini game

A screenshot of Douyin's in-app mini game "jumping ball of music" (Image credit: Tony Xu / TechNode) The short video…


Briefing: Tencent is reportedly trying to bring hit game Apex Legends to China

Tencent allegedly in talks with Electronic Arts to bring Apex Legends to China – SCMP What happened: Tencent is…


Court prohibits Bytedance-owned video app streaming Tencent’s Honour of Kings

(Screenshot of Tencent Games' Honour of Kings) Guangzhou's Intellectual Property Court has issued an injunction to stop…


Briefing: TikTok found to be testing new ad product

A new ad product test was spotted on TikTok - TechCrunch What happened: The US app of short video platform TikTok was…


Tencent releases new rules regulating live-streams containing its games

Tencent on Thursday released on its official gaming WeChat account a list of 12 rules for live-streaming platforms and…


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Briefing: E-sports video streaming platform Douyu reportedly files for US IPO

斗鱼直播确定赴美IPO 此前融资额已达70亿元 - The Beijing News What happened: E-sports video-streaming platform Douyu has confirmed its…


Briefing: Indian state lawmaker seeks Tiktok ban over harmful and vulgar content

Tamil Nadu government wants statewide ban on short video app TikTok – Economic Times What happened: The government of…


Bytedance ups ante in Spring Festival hongbao battle, giving away RMB 1.6 billion

Bytedance increased the total value of red packets offered on three of its apps to RMB 1.6 billion (almost $237…