TikTok Sister App Douyin Fined for Spreading Sexual and Improper Content in China

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Douyin has been slapped with the maximum penalty for spreading “obscene, pornographic and vulgar information” online. Read More

TikTok and Sister App Douyin Retain Crown as World’s Most Downloaded Non-Game App

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Last month, TikTok, and its sister app Douyin, were downloaded 66 million times globally, representing a year-on-year increase of 9.5%, according to a report by research firm SensorTower. Read More

Headlines from China: Could a Hong Kong Listing for Douyin Mean an Even Greater Focus on Asian Expansion?

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According to Reuters, Bytedance is in preliminary discussions with investment banks regarding a standalone IPO for the app, which surpassed 600 million daily active users (DAUs) in August, up from an estimated 400 million at the beginning of 2020. Read More

Can Douyin, China’s Version of TikTok, Help China’s LGBT Community?

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
The Beijing LGBT Center recently opened an account on Douyin, the domestic version of TikTok, attracting over 2,400 followers and featuring short videos that address misconceptions about the LGBTQ+ community. Read More

Kuaishou Sues Rival Douyin for ‘Piggybacking’ on Its Name

 /  News  / 
China’s second-largest video platform claims top competitor infringed its trademark to gain more users. Read More

TikTok, Douyin The World’s Second Most-downloaded App in 2019

 /  News  / 
TikTok and Chinese version Douyin recorded more than 740 million downloads in 2019 across Apple's App Store and Google Play in 2019. Read More

Video App Douyin Shatters Some Stereotypes About Its Enormous User Base

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Short video app Douyin has passed 400 million daily active users, its operator announced Sunday in a visual report that includes previously undisclosed insights on the app’s domestic users and the types of videos they view and create. Read More

Bytedance’s Douyin Reaches 400 Million Users

 /  News  / 
Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active users (DAU), according to its 2019 annual report released on Sunday. Read More

CBI News Wrap: Shopping “As Seen on TV,” Douyin’s Fashion Gala

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Since its debut on December 6, the iQiyi celebrity reality show “Fourtry” has been realizing its potential to integrate content and commerce in innovative ways. Read More

Short Video App Douyin Expands E-commerce Features

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Short video app Douyin has recently updated its e-commerce feature, allowing users to view an assortment of similar or related products in feed rather than just a single product after clicking on an advertisement. Read More

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