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.
Alibaba has released a social networking app for university students named Real Ruwo (lit. the real me), Chinese media reported on September 24.
China’s viral deepfake app ZAO has bowed to intense media pressure and published an open letter addressing the concerns and their updated user agreement.
After a three-day viral swarm across the global internet, Chinese deepfake app ZAO is now facing severe backlashes from the public due to privacy concerns.
And more than that.
Well, it is tough. China is a country that is not that open to sex. We tend to avoid using direct terms to refer to sexual activities in public, especially when it comes to advertisements.
On Apr. 16, Kuaishou Technology, developer of leading short video applications with the same name, announced the launch of the Kuaishou Social Impact Institute.
This morning, a fire broke the peace and tranquility of the spring morning. After the forest fire devoured the lives of 30 fire fighters in Sichuan, this is yet another fire that topped the searches of Chinese social media. The key words would be, Notre Dame, fire and tragedy for the global civilization.
Here’s this week’s roundup of China tech stories.