Kuaishou is one of China’s largest short video-sharing and livestreaming apps, which has also become a conspicuous power in China's e-commerce industry.
As TikTok seizes more territory around the world, its archrival Kuashou that so far hasn’t been as successful internationally is ramping up efforts to narrow the gap with its competitor.
In episode 67 of Tech Buzz China, hosts Rui Ma and Ying-Ying Lu discuss the ByteDance family of video apps outside of TikTok, including Xigua, Huoshan, and Pipixia.
Kuaishou launched a new short-video app, SnackVideo, to target overseas users with a recommendation algorithm that suggests user videos based on their preferences.
Now, after a decade of development and vicious competition, a slew of video platforms and short video apps have emerged at the top of the Chinese online video streaming game.
Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok backed by ByteDance, recently introduced a new function allowing users to have video chats after they connect with each other.
Baidu Research announced Tuesday, April 21, the launch of an AI-powered video synthesis tool Vidpress on its short video app Haokan that will allow users to produce professional video content from URLs.
People are flocking to all sorts of social media apps to kill time while being unable to leave their homes. Some Chinese apps have emerged as the most downloaded social media apps in India.
Xiaomi seems to have entered the short-video field with its new app “Xi Gua Pi,” according to the official WeChat account Tech Planet.
The short-video company handed out five rounds of virtual “red envelopes” during the live broadcast, totaling a record-breaking 1 billion yuan ($144 million)
On January 23, Bloomberg reported that ByteDance was looking for a new CEO for its TikTok business. As of time of reporting, a spokesperson from TikTok refused to comment.
WeChat, China’s most popular social media app, plans to join the craze for short-form videos by adding a feature that allows users to publish videos and photos to their followers.
TikTok, the international version of Douyin, a short-video app developed by ByteDance, generated $176.9 million in revenue in 2019, growing fivefold since 2018.
TikTok, a video-sharing social network owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance, achieved an all-time high in mobile application downloads in the last quarter of 2019.
TikTok, a leading short video application developed by ByteDance, is considering launching new streaming featured content designed to be viewed on screens vertically.