TikTok's parent company ByteDance is considering setting up a global headquarters for its popular video sharing app TikTok outside of China.
TikTok owner ByteDance announced a joint venture with Shanghai Dongfang Newspaper, a state-owned media group and the operator of a popular local news outlet The Paper.cn.
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.
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.
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.
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
On Dec. 22nd, WeChat launched its IOS 7.0 version on Apple App Store. WeChat is like Facebook, What'sApp, Apple Pay and Uber all in one.
ByteDance, a Chinese Internet company operating a range of content platforms, and The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a multi-year global partnership on social sharing.
Zhang Yiming stepped down as the CEO of his company's flagship platform Jinri Toutiao, a news aggregator, but kept his title as CEO of the parent company ByteDance.
TikTok, a short video platform also known as Douyin in China, now has over 200 million daily active users (DAU) and more than 400 million monthly active users (MAU) in China, according to Zhang Fuping, the vice president of TikTok's parent company ByteDance.