TikTok, an international short-video platform owned by Beijing-based ByteDance was found to be limiting the reach of users with disabilities, according to Netzpolitik.org.
According to CNBC, in the first half of 2019, ByteDance generated more digital ad revenue than both Tencent and Baidu, with only Alibaba generating more.
Luo Yonghao, founder of the niche smartphone brand Smartisan, is suddenly back in the public eye.
ByteDance is in talks with major music labels to launch its own music streaming service, in an effort to go head-to-head with similar services such as Apple Music and Spotify.
To compete with Chinese short-video app TikTok, Instagram is launching a video-music remix feature, dubbed Reels, which enables users to create 15-second video clips set to music and share them as Stories.
Episode 55 of TechBuzz China is about a company we have admittedly relegated to a “supporting role” thus far here on TechBuzz: Kuaishou.
On October 10, China’s ByteDance launched a new loan service app called “Manfen” (“full score“ in Chinese).
TikTok confirmed on November 4 that it would not send a representative to testify before a Senate panel slated to examine the internet company’s ties to the Chinese government.
ByteDace saw a personnel reshuffle with Zhang Nan taking charge of Douyin, and Alex Zhu taking over the app’s international version TikTok, while reporting directly to the CEO of ByteDance, Zhang Yiming.
Chinese smartphone maker Smartisan celebrated the Halloween season by releasing its new flagship device, the Smartisan Nut Pro 3.
Chinese online content juggernaut ByteDance is rumored to be considering an IPO in Hong Kong in the first quarter of 2020.
Chinese audio content platform Lizhi has recently submitted its IPO prospectus to the SEC, and is seeking to raise funds in the region of $100 million.
ByteDance’s international short video application, TikTok, launched an education program in India, one of its largest markets.
Beijing Bytedance Technology launched an educational initiative for entrepreneurs on company internal exploration.
Short video app TikTok has opened an office in close proximity to Facebook’s headquarters in Silicon Valley and has begun poaching Facebook employees