What does Tiktok’s Rise Mean for Facebook and Snapchat?

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The rise of Tiktok, Bytedance’s short video-sharing app, is no secret. What is less appreciated is the challenge is posed to the established social networks Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. Read More

WeChat Blocks Douyin Registration as Social Media App Spat Escalates

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

Chinese Short Video App Kuaishou Launches AR Avatar Feature

 /  News  / 
Animated cartoon avatars are now making their way into China’s popular bite-sized videos, with Tencent-backed short video app Kuaishou releasing an AR avatar feature dubbed “Kmoji.” Read More

Short Video App Douyin Launches Mini-program Feature

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
By tapping a small green icon in a promotional video posted by Universal Studios on the short-video app Douyin, users are redirected to a mini-program for China’s popular ticketing platform Maoyan to purchase tickets for 'The Grinch.' Read More

Douyin Claims to Have 400 million Monthly Active Users in China

 /  News  / 
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

Kuaishou Returns to WeChat After Six-month Ban

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After being outlawed by WeChat for six months, Kuaishou videos can once again be shared on the Moment’s feed, according to local media reports Read More

China’s Biggest Streaming Site to Bring Patriotic Education to the Countryside

 /  News  / 
China’s biggest streaming service is planning to “alleviate the problem of cultural poverty” in China’s disadvantaged rural areas by showing a series of patriotic testosterone-fueled flicks. Read More

Tencent’s Short Video App Weishi Ranks First in Apple App Store’s Free Apps

 /  News  / 
Tencent’s short video app Weishi has become the most popular free app in the Apple App Store, after the social media and gaming giant quietly allowed some of its WeChat users to directly share and post videos from the app on WeChat. Read More

Douyin Reaches 500 Million Monthly Active Users Worldwide

 /  News  / 
No matter if you like it or not, more and more global netizens are keen to watch 15-second videos of people dancing, singing, or just doing other goofy stuff on China’s popular short video platform Douyin, aka Tik Tok. Read More

China Internet Report 2018: Chinese Internet Giants Are Expanding And So Is Government Regulation

 /  News  / 
China’s internet industry is one of the most active across the globe and as a new report by Abacus, 500 startups, and South China Morning Post shows just why. Read More

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