ByteDance’s TikTok Surpasses 2 Billion Downloads Globally

 /  News  / 
The ByteDance-owned short video app has amassed more than 2 billion downloads on Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store combined, a milestone that comes just five months after the app hit the 1.5 billion download mark. Read More

Bytedance Has Launched Its Video-editing App Viamaker Overseas

 /  Technology  / 
TikTok owner Bytedance has quietly launched in overseas markets the video-editing app hugely popular in its home territory under the moniker, Viamaker. Read More

ByteDance Offers Books for Free on Toutiao Content Platform

 /  News  / 
Chinese tech giant ByteDance has made the majority of its novels on its popular Toutiao app free to access, following a general trend in the fiercely competitive publishing sector. Read More

ByteDance Launches Global Hiring Spree With 10,000 New Jobs

 /  News  / 
ByteDance Inc. just kicked off a wave of hiring it envisions hitting 40,000 new jobs in 2020, hoping to match Alibaba’s headcount at a time technology corporations across the globe are furloughing or reducing staff. Read More

U.S. Investor Tiger Global Boosts Stake in TikTok Owner ByteDance

 /  News  / 
The New York-based investment group began buying ByteDance’s shares when the Chinese unicorn was valued at $37.5 billion and has since increased its investment through share purchases in secondary markets. Read More

Bytedance Gaming Play Doesn’t Threaten Tencent—yet

 /  Opinion  / 
To understand what Bytedance is doing in gaming, you have to understand its unique approach to corporate strategy. Read More

Bytedance Reshuffles Executives to Focus on Overseas

 /  News  / 
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

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

 /  News  / 
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

 /  News  / 
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

 /  Money  / 
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

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