Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, is reportedly testing two new functions: "Connect” and "Acquaintances.”
Among the more than 1.4 billion bullet chats sent on the short video platform Bilibili over the past year, the term “AWSL” was crowned the “2019 Bilibili’s Bullet Chat of the Year”.
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.
Kuaishou has established an exclusive interactive partnership with CCTV’s annual New Year’s Gala, according to Chinese media LatePost.
Episode 55 of TechBuzz China is about a company we have admittedly relegated to a “supporting role” thus far here on TechBuzz: Kuaishou.
US republican senator for Florida, Marco Rubio, announced on October 9 that he was preparing to request the Committee on Foreign Investment to investigate the 2017 acquisition of the video app Musical.ly by ByteDance.
According to people familiar with the matter, the pre-IPO valuation of Kuaishou, one of China’s leading short-video start-ups, has reached $25 billion.
Chinese tech giant Tencent and short video platform Kuaishou are negotiating about how the two are going to collaborate.
Several Chinese short video/live broadcast applications made it into the Top 20 of Apple’s App Store and Google Play in terms of downloads and revenue outside mainland China during the second quarter of 2019.
TikTok’s parent company ByteDance might have acquired Jukedeck, an AI music startup behind a tool that can automatically generate tunes.
Kuaishou founders Su Hua and Cheng Yixiao said they are unhappy about the company’s performance and growth.
On Apr. 16, Kuaishou Technology, developer of leading short video applications with the same name, announced the launch of the Kuaishou Social Impact Institute.
China’s Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. announced on August 1 that it is shutting down the popular musical.ly video app and merge this short video platform into its other platform, TikTok. The two will merge as one upgraded app under the name of TikTok.
Douyin, the most popular short-video platform, announced on June 12 that its number of domestic daily active users (DAU) has exceeded 150 million.