Toutiao

Bytedance Adds to Slew of Lawsuits in Bid to Keep Pace With China’s Tech Goliaths

Bytedance Adds to Slew of Lawsuits in Bid to Keep Pace With China’s Tech Goliaths

Bytedance Adds to Slew of Lawsuits in Bid to Keep Pace With China’s Tech Goliaths

Jun 25, 2018
Xu Wei
Ministry Denies New Online Games Registry Webpage Closure Is Related to Tencent-Bytedance Legal Battle

Ministry Denies New Online Games Registry Webpage Closure Is Related to Tencent-Bytedance Legal Battle

Ministry Denies New Online Games Registry Webpage Closure Is Related to Tencent-Bytedance Legal Battle

Jun 7, 2018
Xu Wei
Bytedance Lashes Out at Tencent as Pair Cross Swords in Court

Bytedance Lashes Out at Tencent as Pair Cross Swords in Court

Bytedance Technology, which runs China’s largest news aggregator Toutiao, has attacked tech rival Tencent Holdings in an online post as the pair battle out their gripes in court.

Jun 5, 2018
Tang Shihua
Bytedance Goads Tencent With Competing English Learning Platform

Bytedance Goads Tencent With Competing English Learning Platform

Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. has begun testing an online education platform to compete directly with a service run by Tencent…

May 18, 2018
Liao Shumin
Toutiao Eyes Producing Dramas for Site Monetization in Direct Challenge to Major Video Platforms

Toutiao Eyes Producing Dramas for Site Monetization in Direct Challenge to Major Video Platforms

After regulatory warnings about its short video portfolio, Beijing ByteDance Technology Co.’s popular content aggregator Toutiao has turned focus to…

May 16, 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
Weibo Axed 1.5 Million Posts in March as Watchdog Sweeps for Vulgar Online Content

Weibo Axed 1.5 Million Posts in March as Watchdog Sweeps for Vulgar Online Content

Chinese social network operator Weibo Corp. deleted more than 1.5 million posts and banned 85,000 users last month as part of a nationwide crackdown on vulgar online content.

Apr 12, 2018
Dou Shicong
China and US Internet Behemoths Bow Their Heads in Shame the Same Week

China and US Internet Behemoths Bow Their Heads in Shame the Same Week

Chinese and US internet giants have both eaten humble pie this week, but for different reasons. American social media platform…

Apr 12, 2018
Tang Shihua
China's Web Watchdog Smites Smut, Spurs WeChat, QQ to Snuff Short Videos

China's Web Watchdog Smites Smut, Spurs WeChat, QQ to Snuff Short Videos

Chinese regulators are extending the range of their spring cleanup of online short videos as part of an ongoing…

Apr 12, 2018
Dou Shicong & Liao Shumin
China Orders Toutiao Maker to Shut Down Entertainment Platform Neihan Shequ

China Orders Toutiao Maker to Shut Down Entertainment Platform Neihan Shequ

China’s media regulator has ordered Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., the firm behind the nation’s most popular news aggregator Toutiao, to…

Apr 11, 2018
Dou Shicong
Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese regulators have ordered the temporary removal of four major news apps from the country's mobile app stores, including Beijing…

Apr 10, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s media regulator warned two popular online news and video platforms for running programs deemed harmful to the society and…

Apr 4, 2018
Dou Shicong