Toutiao

Bytedance Takes Aim at Chinese E-Commerce With New App Under Toutiao

Bytedance Takes Aim at Chinese E-Commerce With New App Under Toutiao

Leading news aggregator Jinri Toutiao has launched an online shopping app as part of parent company Bytedance Technology’s efforts to gain a foothold in China’s vast e-commerce market.

Oct 17, 2018
Liao Shumin
Bytedance’s Reboot of Banned Jokes App Brings in 700,000 Users in First Month

Bytedance’s Reboot of Banned Jokes App Brings in 700,000 Users in First Month

The latest app from Bytedance Technology, the name behind leading news aggregator Toutiao and short-video phenomenon Douyin, has proved a…

Aug 8, 2018
Zhao Chenting
Bytedance’s Reboot of Banned Jokes App Brings in 700,000 Users in First Month

Bytedance’s Reboot of Banned Jokes App Brings in 700,000 Users in First Month

The latest app from Bytedance Technology, the name behind leading news aggregator Toutiao and short-video phenomenon Douyin, has proved a…

Aug 8, 2018
Zhao Chenting
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