Toutiao

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
China Orders Toutiao Maker to Shut Down Entertainment Platform Neihan Shequ

China Orders Toutiao Maker to Shut Down Entertainment Platform Neihan Shequ

China’s media regulator has ordered Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., the firm behind the nation’s most popular news aggregator Toutiao, to…

Apr 11, 2018
Dou Shicong
Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese Authorities Take Down Toutiao, Three Other News Apps in Content Clampdown

Chinese regulators have ordered the temporary removal of four major news apps from the country's mobile app stores, including Beijing…

Apr 10, 2018
Dou Shicong
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
Toutiao Is Said to Replace Alibaba in Deal to Control Anime Streaming Platform AcFun

Toutiao Is Said to Replace Alibaba in Deal to Control Anime Streaming Platform AcFun

The company behind news aggregator Toutiao is reported to have replaced Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Jack Ma’s venture…

Mar 28, 2018
Xu Wei
Toutiao Looks to Commercialize Its Internal Messaging Software

Toutiao Looks to Commercialize Its Internal Messaging Software

Leading Chinese news aggregator Toutiao may open up its internal instant messaging system to other companies this year.

Mar 5, 2018
Liao Shumin
Toutiao Extends Live-Streaming Push With VR Tech Acquisition

Toutiao Extends Live-Streaming Push With VR Tech Acquisition

A unit under Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., which runs Chinese news aggregator Toutiao, has taken over as the sole investor…

Feb 28, 2018
Dou Shicong
Toutiao Sues Sogou for Unfair Competition Over Online Quiz Show

Toutiao Sues Sogou for Unfair Competition Over Online Quiz Show

Chinese news aggregation giant Toutiao is suing internet service firm Sogou Inc. over the release of trivia assistant software, which…

Feb 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
Baidu and Toutiao Sue Each Other as Dispute Between China’s Internet Giants Intensifies

Baidu and Toutiao Sue Each Other as Dispute Between China’s Internet Giants Intensifies

The dispute between China’s tech heavyweight Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] and Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., operator of news aggregator site Toutiao.com,…

Feb 6, 2018
Xu Wei