Douyin and Kuaishou audiences are increasingly overlapping: report

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Tencent aims to challenge Douyin with $1.5 billion investment in Kuaishou

Tencent is in talks with short video app Kuaishou, known as Kwai in English,…


NetEase targets Tencent with RMB 5 billion e-sports stadium in Shanghai

The logo of NetEase Games. (Image Credit: NetEase) NetEase plans to invest over…


Bytedance challenges Baidu's monopoly with in-app search engine

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INSIGHTS | The power of prurient pleasure

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Douyu bans livestreamer for hyping face reveal

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Ask China Anything: The changing face of male beauty in China

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Online black market for adult content thrives behind China’s firewall

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Bytedance confirms it is making a smartphone, could release end-year

After secretly developing its own smartphone for seven months, Bytedance could…


From werewolves to online education: China's gaming startups seek out opportunities

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