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TikTok is being investigated in the U.K. for how it handles...

TikTok is being investigated in the U.K. for how it handles the safety and personal data of underage users. According to the Guardian, information...

China says apps should get user consent before tracking

Chinese regulators might follow the European Union’s lead to make life harder for internet companies such as TikTok that closely track behavior of their...

Leaked TikTok ad deck suggests it has 17M+ MAUs in Europe

An advertising pitch deck used by fast-growing short form video sharing app TikTok has leaked, providing a snapshot of usage in its biggest markets in...

TikTok’s quietly launched ‘Lite’ app has reached over 12 million downloads...

Short-form video app TikTok has been growing in popularity across international markets, including in the U.S. where a merger with Musical.ly has seen the...

China’s WeChat is the latest to get Snap-like ‘Stories’

WeChat, the Chinese messaging giant with over 1 billion monthly active users around the world, just added a Snap-like ephemeral video feature as part...

China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO

You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up Musical.ly in August. The Beijing-based company also...

Bytedance tweaks Helo design after ShareChat allegation over copyright

After an allegation of copying ShareChat’s product and manipulation in Google search result, Bytedance has reportedly changed its design. While Google is yet to verify...

ShareChat drags Bytedance to court for copying its product

After a complaint from vernacular app ShareChat, the Delhi High Court has refrained the world’s most valuable startup Bytedance from using ShareChat as an...

China Startup that owns Musical.ly Beats Uber to become World’s Most...

A Chinese internet technology company that operates several content platforms powered by machine learning and which recently had a rough interaction with Chinese government...

China’s ByteDance leapfrogs Uber to becomes world’s most valuable startup

Move aside Uber, China’s ByteDance is now the world’s highest-valued tech startup. That’s according to reports from Forbes and Bloomberg both of which claim that...