It was reported that at about 17:31 on October 18, the global daily active users (DAU) of TikTok, a world-famous short video sharing app under ByteDance, exceeded 1 billion. Company insiders later responded that the news was untrue.
In August, two apps operated by Shenzhen-based tech giant Tencent were officially shut down. Up until August this year, roughly 10 well-known products or applications have been officially given up by Tencent.
On July 26, news that the Apple App Store in China has many pornographic apps became a hit search on domestic social media.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently organized a third-party testing agency to inspect mobile applications and put forward rectification requirements for 368 apps found to have infringed on users' rights and interests.
There is a remark widely used for differentiating Web1, Web2, and Web3: Web1 is read, Web2 is read and write, and Web3 is read, write and own.
China's MIIT published a document in response to complaints from web users and media reports that some websites compel users to download an app while browsing the page.
The Indian government on Monday has reportedly banned 54 more Chinese internet applications on the grounds that they pose "security threats."
Cloudflare, an American technology-security company, reported on Monday that TikTok was the most visited internet site in the world in 2021, surpassing last year's leader, Google.
On Wednesday, Baidu released an App called "Wonder" which is aimed offering information services to young people.
In response to this morning's "temporary failure of Meituan Zhongbao App", Meituan Waimai said on its official Weibo account that the failure had been completely repaired as of 10:46 a.m.
According to the announcement from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Thursday, a total of 106 apps, including Douban, Changba, Alihuishou and Knews, have been put on a list of apps to be removed.
Chinese tech giant Tencent has recently launched a new social app called "doX," a social platform designed for young people with a focus on short videos.
On Tuesday, the Shanghai Consumers Council issued a report about its investigation into the renewal deduction time of 12 apps.
Rumors have been floating around that all APPs under Tencent's business will suspend updates for the time being. Tencent responded that it is cooperating with the regulatory authorities to conduct a routine compliance testing.
Chinese internet giant Bytedance has recently launched three new novel applications domestically and overseas.
A notice was issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology today, saying that the 96 apps that had failed to complete the necessary platform fixes within the required time limit were removed from app stores.
After testing Apple products' new privacy feature, it was found that WeChat, Meituan, Baidu Maps and other popular applications continuously obtained users' personal information by running in the background.
China’s cybersecurity watchdog caught 33 map and text applications provided by Baidu Inc., Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings Ltd. collecting excessive personal data without users’ consent.
Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo Inc. saw increases in revenues and active users in its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, 2020.