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

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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

Netease Launches Chinese Version of Marvel Unlimited Comic App

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Marvel content on the Netease app is currently free to access but the company will charge an RMB 18 monthly membership in the future. Read More

Bytedance’s Douyin Reaches 400 Million Users

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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

Kuaishou Announces Plans for 2020 Spring Festival Gala

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Short video app Kuaishou will give away a total of RMB 1.1 billion for the show. Read More

Tencent Video, iQiyi Blasted on Weibo for Levying Extra Fees on VIP Members

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Online video streaming platforms Tencent Video and iQiyi have come under fire on Chinese social media for charging premium subscribers for earlier access to episodes of a popular TV series, resulting in executives from both companies promising to change the pricing policy for the series. Read More

Bytedance Forms Venture with Chinese State Media Group

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The newly formed company will focus on short video licensing rights. 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

TikTok Executive Delays Meeting with Washington Lawmakers

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Alex Zhu, the head of short video app TikTok, has cancelled meetings with several US lawmakers who raised questions about data security and censorship on the platform. Read More

TikTok Leader to Meet US Lawmakers in Washington

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The planned trip will be Zhu’s first known visit to Capitol Hill. Read More

The Chinese Gaming Startup Outperforming Tencent Overseas

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Lilith Games was exploring overseas opportunities long before regulations tightened, beating larger and more well-known players to the punch.  Read More

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