ByteDance-owned social media platform Duoshan has ushered in a major update, transitioning from a video-messaging app into a photo-based app and re-registering on the App Store.
The competition is heating up between Chinese tech giants Tencent, owner of WeChat, and the world's most valuable startup ByteDance, the company behind TikTok.
In episode 35 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about WeChat competitors. Specifically, they focus on three apps that all decided to launch on Tuesday, January 15, 2019: Bytedance’s Duoshan, Wang Xin’s self-proclaimed “anti-WeChat” Toilet, and Bullet Messenger 2.0.
China’s tech unicorn ByteDance, today announced the launch of Duoshan, a video-based social messaging app in Beijing.