Kuaishou

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
Kuaishou Cleans Up Its Act After Warning From Media Watchdog

Kuaishou Cleans Up Its Act After Warning From Media Watchdog

Beijing Kuaishou Technology Co., which runs online short video platform Kuaishou, has taken down 51,000 videos and banned more…

Apr 9, 2018
Liao Shumin
China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s Media Regulator Warns Two Popular Online Platforms Against Harmful Content

China’s media regulator warned two popular online news and video platforms for running programs deemed harmful to the society and…

Apr 4, 2018
Dou Shicong
Short Video Platform Kuaishou Partners Tsinghua University to Repair Waning Reputation

Short Video Platform Kuaishou Partners Tsinghua University to Repair Waning Reputation

Beijing Kuaishou Technology Co., the firm behind popular Chinese short video platform Kuaishou, plans to set up a research institute…

Apr 4, 2018
Dou Shicong
MIT Technology Review Debuts '35 Innovators Under 35 in China' List

MIT Technology Review Debuts '35 Innovators Under 35 in China' List

Science and Technology magazine MIT technology Review released its list of 35 Innovators Under 35 in China today. Some 35…

Jan 30, 2018
Dou Shicong
Kuaishou Bags USD1 Billion Funding Round to Expand Video Empire Overseas

Kuaishou Bags USD1 Billion Funding Round to Expand Video Empire Overseas

Short video platform Kuaishou is on the brink of closing a USD1 billion funding deal to make waves abroad with backing from internet titan Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Jan 26, 2018
Dou Shicong
Behind the Success of Kwai, the Biggest Social Video Sharing App in China

Behind the Success of Kwai, the Biggest Social Video Sharing App in China

In March 2017, internet conglomerate Tencent announced a USD 350 million investment in Kwai (or Kuaishou in Chinese pinyin), a…

May 18, 2017
Dannie Li