China Tech Talk 70: WeChat vs TikTok: China's Stories

China Tech Talk is an almost weekly discussion of the most important issues in…


China Tech Talk 66: The next Facebook will be Chinese

Bytedance, formerly known as Jinri Toutiao, is on deck for discussion this…


Bytedance adds fuel to India's ethnic and religious fires

In what is becoming an unfortunately common occurrence, yet another Bytedance…


Briefing: Facebook takes on TikTok

Facebook launches Lasso, its music and video TikTok clone - TechCrunch What…


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Douyin claims to have 400 million monthly active users in China

Looks like China’s obsession with short videos is not going away anytime soon.…


Briefing: ByteDance's TikTok downloaded more in US than Facebook last month

TikTok surpassed Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat & YouTube in downloads last…


Bytedance's teen protection problem

For China’s most valuable start-up, this year has been a case study in just how…


ByteDance's Musical.ly and Tik Tok are merging

ByteDance set to merge Musical.ly with Tik Tok into one global video platform…


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Short video app Douyin permanently shuts down 33,000 user accounts

Popular short-video app Douyin (also known as Tik Tok) created by ByteDance is…


Bytedance says it has no IPO plans, but its rise seems unstoppable

Bytedance, the company behind the massively popular news aggregation app Jinri…