WeChat Blocks Douyin Registration as Social Media App Spat Escalates

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The dispute between Bytedance and Tencent has escalated over the past year as they fight for the attention of China’s netizens. Read More

Documentary Featuring Startup CEOs Flops at the Box Office

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The disappointing results coincide with the recent fall from grace of two leads in the film. Read More

Bytedance Takes on WeChat With New Video Messaging App

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Chinese tech giant Bytedance on Tuesday launched a video-based messaging app focused on sharing content with friends and family, as it moves to take on WeChat’s newly launched short-video features. Read More

Baidu-backed Haokan Video blocked from WeChat Moments

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Baidu-backed video platform Haokan has accused tech giant Tencent of anti-competitive behavior after its video content was blocked on WeChat Moments, the platform’s equivalent of Facebook’s News Feed. Read More

Chinese Vloggers Praise DJI’s New Osmo Pocket Handheld Camera

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Chinese tech vloggers, so far at least, have had lots of nice things to say about the latest product of Shenzhen-based drone maker DJI, the Osmo Pocket. Read More

Raw, Uncut and Uncensored: Why Consumers Love Watching Livestreams

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What businesses should know about the booming livestreaming industry in the US and China. Read More

Robot-fighting Show Aims to Champion Maker Culture in China

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What do fighting robots and hip hop have in common? According to the CEO of media company The Makers (创客星球), Archie Ru, they’re both niche interests with the potential to gain big audiences among China’s youth. Read More

China Video Streaming — 10 Top Trends

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The pace of change is so rapid that it’s always hard to keep up with developments in China. Here’s what’s going on in video streaming in China right now. Read More

Douyin Claims to Have 400 million Monthly Active Users in China

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Looks like China’s obsession with short videos is not going away anytime soon. Douyin’s international version, Tik Tok, was the world’s most downloaded non-game app in iOS App Store in Q1 2018. Read More