ByteDance's short video sharing app Douyin, the Chinese mainland version of TikTok, will launch a brand-new recommendation application called "Kesong."
Douyin and Kuaishou, two leading Chinese short video platforms, are increasing their investment in e-commerce infrastructure.
In China's rapidly diversifying e-commerce industry, livestreaming is emerging as a top method for driving sales.
China Media Group (CMG) and ByteDance's Douyin held a cloud release event on Tuesday, announcing that Douyin will become the broadcasting rights holder of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Douyin, the Chinese mainland version of ByteDance's TikTok, is conducting limited testing for a new function of "automatically playing the next video," instead of replaying the current video content.
Soda Music, a music platform owned by ByteDance's Douyin, is now available on all major app stores and is open to all users.
Mobile app data analysis firm Sensor Tower released a report Thursday claiming that in May, TikTok and its sister app for mainland China, Douyin, earned more than $277 million from the App Store and Google Play.
Tencent is quietly testing a new recommendation project called "Penguin Huimai." And ByteDance's short video app Douyin has again tested the use of a new recommendation function.
ByteDance's Douyin has tested a functional channel called "Novel" on the homepage of its tablet app, allowing users to select e-books that can be read on the platform.
Douyin has reached a cooperation agreement with the Chinese Super League (CSL), becoming the football organization's official short video cooperation platform for the new season.
ByteDance-owned news and content aggregation platform Toutiao has announced recently that its livestreaming section will be wholly upgraded and that its streaming services will be provided by Douyin, the Chinese mainland version of TikTok.
Wei Wenwen, President of Douyin E-commerce, announced that the platform's GMV in the past year increased 3.2 times year-on-year, and that more than 10 billion products were sold.
On Monday, ByteDance's short video app Douyin released a data report on the company's measures to protect minors. The report updates the company's progress in the promotion of a youth mode, content construction, platform governance and more.
Feishu, an enterprise communications and management platform owned by ByteDance, on Wednesday officially launched a new project management tool called "Feishu Projects."
ByteDance has raised the annual target of its local life services business to 50 billion yuan ($7.4 billion), which is higher than the target set at the end of last year.