Douyin

Taobao Looks to Uphold E-Commerce Lead With New Short-Video App

Taobao Looks to Uphold E-Commerce Lead With New Short-Video App

Alibaba Group Holding plans to further boost the leading position of its Taobao online shopping site in China’s vast e-commerce…

Sep 18, 2018
Liao Shumin
Beijing Internet Court Kicks Off With First Battle Between Tik Tok, Baidu-Backed Huopai

Beijing Internet Court Kicks Off With First Battle Between Tik Tok, Baidu-Backed Huopai

Beijing Internet Court Kicks Off With First Battle Between Tik Tok, Baidu-Backed Huopai. Beijing Internet Court, China’s second court to deal…

Sep 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Bytedance to Merge Tik Tok, Musical.ly in Bid for Global Dominance

Bytedance to Merge Tik Tok, Musical.ly in Bid for Global Dominance

Chinese firm Bytedance Technology will bring two of its leading international mobile apps together under a single brand in an effort to hold onto to its dominance globally.

Aug 2, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
China Halts Tik Tok Advertising Over Mocking of Martyr

China Halts Tik Tok Advertising Over Mocking of Martyr

Chinese authorities have suspended Tik Tok’s domestic advertising business after the country’s leading short-video platform ran afoul of a recently…

Jul 9, 2018
Xu Zuwei & Liao Shumin
Appstore Hit Tik Tok Reveals China Viewers Equal a Fifth of Nation’s Internet Users

Appstore Hit Tik Tok Reveals China Viewers Equal a Fifth of Nation’s Internet Users

A short-video platform that was the most downloaded iOS app worldwide in the first quarter has disclosed its user numbers in…

Jun 13, 2018
Liao Shumin
Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat

Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat

Pony Ma Calls 'Libel' on Fellow Tech CEO in WeChat Spat. Tencent founder Pony Ma has come into the spotlight again with another post on his firm's WeChat messaging and payment app.

May 9, 2018
Liao Shumin
China's Tik Tok Tops List of Most-Downloaded iPhone Apps

China's Tik Tok Tops List of Most-Downloaded iPhone Apps

Chinese social video platform Douyin, known outside the country as Tik Tok, was downloaded more than 45 million times in…

May 8, 2018
Liao Shumin
Chinese Video App Operator Bans UK Cartoon Series Peppa Pig for Illegal Content

Chinese Video App Operator Bans UK Cartoon Series Peppa Pig for Illegal Content

Chinese short video sharing app Douyin has recently come under the spotlight after it decided to ban British animated television series Peppa Pig for its slacker style.

May 4, 2018
Liao Shumin
Toutiao-Affiliated Musical Short Video Platform Douyin Axes 805 Illegal Productions

Toutiao-Affiliated Musical Short Video Platform Douyin Axes 805 Illegal Productions

Toutiao-Affiliated Musical Short Video Platform Douyin Axes 805 Illegal Productions. Douyin, a Chinese music short video platform affiliated to Beijing…

Apr 19, 2018
Dou Shicong
Douyin Rolls Out Anti-Addict System to Stop Users Watching Too Many Videos

Douyin Rolls Out Anti-Addict System to Stop Users Watching Too Many Videos

Chinese short video app Douyin, which acquired 100 million users in just one year, is rolling out a new auto-lock function to prevent users from watching too many online videos.

Apr 11, 2018
Liao Shumin
Douyin Seeks International Partners to Take Its Short-Video Platform Worldwide

Douyin Seeks International Partners to Take Its Short-Video Platform Worldwide

Douyin, the Chinese short video platform that raced to 100 million users within a year of its release, hopes to find new partners as it mulls going global.

Mar 20, 2018
Jiang Xuan