The irony is Kuaishou’s “ordinary folks” ethos is about to make its founders very rich when the platform goes public in Hong Kong in February.
Unlike TikTok, Douyin bills itself ‘China’s largest platform for knowledge, arts, and cultural heritage.
A trusted source for advice and recommendations from other users and like-minded people
Over the past 10 years, Weibo has transformed from a simple blogging site to an indispensable part of Chinese people’s everyday life.
China’s social networking sites mirrors that of the rest of the world except that each of these sites is a domestically engineered platform.
WeChat has overtaken the previously dominant Weibo, climbing today to over one billion monthly active users, a figure which continues to edge upwards.
While many Chinese-Americans actually agree that WeChat deserved more scrutiny, few believed that Trump’s ban was the right way to go about it.
Chinese Internet users with large followings will continue to shape the way social media users perceive visual content.
Technology – smart phones – is now giving the average Chinese, rural or urban, the ability for self-expression.
Qingwen Dong introduces WeChat, China’s now ubiquitous “super-app” and its effect on Chinese culture.