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…


Briefing: Popular WeChat 'self-media' account under pressure for fake news

Mimeng and ‘Self-Media’ under Attack for Promoting Fake News Stories to Chinese…


Chinese New Year travelers made 1.2 billion purchases over WeChat Pay

According to data released by Tencent's ubiquitous app WeChat and Alibaba's…


Briefing: Alipay's facial recognition payment system expands to China's lower-tier cities

刷脸支付进入五线城市 三巨头加持物联网“飞”到百姓身边 - Securities Daily What happened: Facial…


Why does WeChat block competitors, while Facebook doesn’t?

Editor’s note: A version of this post by Thomas Graziani first appeared on…


Beijing education authorities rule out ads, hongbao in student WeChat groups

Beijing's Municipal Education Commission on Tuesday published a slew of new…


Bytedance executive says WeChat's monopoly is detrimental for internet users

A Bytedance executive has accused popular messaging app WeChat of monopolizing…


China to accept mobile payments on all toll roads by the end of the year

China will roll out mobile payment facilities on all motorway toll stations…


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WeChat blocks Douyin registration as social media app spat escalates

(Image credit: Douyin) As from earlier this week, some Chinese netizens are…


Briefing: Bytedance's WeChat rival Duoshan hits 1 million downloads

多闪下载量超过100万,我们找到了它的增长方法 – 36kr What happened: Bytedance's latest product,…