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.
On December 25, CCTV officially announced popular short video platform Kuaishou as the exclusive interactive partner of its Spring Festival Gala.
With the Chinese Spring Festival drawing near, Kuaishou’s goal of reaching 300 million daily active users (DAU) before the Chinese New Year has been further heightened according to 36Kr.
TikTok's parent company ByteDance is considering setting up a global headquarters for its popular video sharing app TikTok outside of China.
The US Navy and army have banned their officers from using TikTok on devices issued by the government.
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.
Chinese short-video platform Kuaishou has raised its latest found of financing, to the tune of nearly $3 billion.
Episode 56 of TechBuzz China is all about short video, which our co-hosts comment should by now be considered one of China’s “New Four Great Inventions.” It’s sweeping the world, and has become an arena in which Chinese companies’ battle for users and revenue is extending abroad. Most of our listeners will have heard of Bytedance’s product…
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 online content juggernaut ByteDance is rumored to be considering an IPO in Hong Kong in the first quarter of 2020.