Headlines from China: More Films Are Getting Back on Track of Distribution Plans

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With more and more theaters reopening for business since last Friday, film distributors are also restarting their previously halted distribution plans. Read More

Bytedance Reshuffles Executives to Focus on Overseas

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TikTok owner Bytedance announced Thursday a major leadership reshuffle with company founder and CEO Zhang Yiming shifting to take charge of the company’s overseas business. Read More

TikTok to Open ‘Transparency Center’ in US Amid Lawmaker Scrutiny

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Experts will be able to observe how content moderators review videos uploaded to TikTok and identify potential violations. Read More

ByteDance’s TikTok Names Former U.S. Defense Staff as Security Head

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ByteDance’s social media app TikTok has announced that it has hired cyber security executive and former U.S. defense staff Roland Cloutier as its newly created chief information security officer. The announcement comes as the company wrestles with U.S. concerns over its handling of private user data. Read More

ByteDance-Owned TikTok Was World’s Most Downloaded Social Media App in January

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With 104.7 million downloads, TikTok became the world’s most downloaded social media app in January. The figure represented a 46% increase compared to the same month last year. Read More

ByteDance Eroding Ad Revenue Share from BAT: report

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Bytedance, creator of viral short video apps Douyin and TikTok as well as news aggregation app Toutiao, is continuing to take ad revenue share from China’s top tech firms Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent. Read More

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

Video App Douyin Shatters Some Stereotypes About Its Enormous User Base

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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

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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

CBI News Wrap: New Year’s Campaigns and Gala Shows

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Although not as big as the Lunar New Year, which is just a few weeks away this year, the New Year on the Gregorian calendar still provides a major marketing opportunity for brands in China. Read More