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Tracy Qu / South China Morning Post:
ByteDance says it has suspended development of its own smartphone under Smartisan, and will fold Smartisan's R&D team into ByteDance's educational hardware unit   —  Entrepreneur Luo Yonghao, founder of Smartisan, once boasted of surpassing Apple's innovation in smartphones and other devices By 2019 …
Jan 19, 2021, 10:25 PMIn context
Rita Liao / TechCrunch:
Douyin, ByteDance's Chinese version of TikTok, has launched e-wallet “Douyin Pay” to compete with China's dominant e-payment services WeChat Pay and Alipay   —  Tencent's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's affiliate Alipay have long dominated digital payments in China, but they have always faced new challengers.
Jan 19, 2021, 7:50 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Q&A with Instagram head Adam Mosseri on keeping users safe at scale, content moderation, Facebook's actions against Trump, future regulation, Reels, and more   —  Adam Mosseri has a broad view of Facebook, its capabilities, and its challenges.  And Facebook has a lot of challenges right now …
Jan 19, 2021, 5:20 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
As Snapchat starts competing with TikTok via its Spotlight program, some creators begin earning small fortunes and look for ways to expand   —  Top performers are raking in cash as the company seeks to compete against TikTok and similar platforms.  —  In late November, Cam Casey …
Jan 15, 2021, 10:20 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Engadget:
TikTok makes accounts of users aged 13 to 15 private by default, limiting who can comment on the videos and how other users can download or remix their videos   —  TikTok is introducing a new set of “enhanced” privacy settings that restricts certain features for younger teens and changes …
Jan 13, 2021, 8:15 AMIn context
Axios:
A list of platforms that banned or limited Trump-affiliated accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Apple, Snapchat, TikTok, Shopify, Pinterest, and more   —  Platforms are rapidly removing Donald Trump's account or accounts affiliated with pro-Trump violence and conspiracies, like QAnon and #StoptheSteal.
Jan 9, 2021, 11:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
TikTok will remove videos of several Trump speeches to supporters for violating its misinfo policy and will redirect specific hashtags used by rioters   —  For obvious reasons, Trump doesn't have a TikTok account.  But the President's speeches that helped incite the mob who yesterday stormed …
Jan 7, 2021, 7:00 PMIn context
Hunter Walk / Medium:
To help creators avoid burnout, platforms like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok need to explore new ideas like rate limiting of posts and paid time-offs   —  Creator Wellness Will Be A Key Goal of New Products  —  Being a modern creator is, for many, exhausting.
Jan 6, 2021, 12:05 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
A look at the biggest TikTok trends of 2020, the industries it impacted, the lens it offered on service workers amid COVID-19, and how it shaped US culture   —  Business, entertainment, news, activism and social connection will never be the same.  —  It's been well over two years since TikTok arrived …
Jan 3, 2021, 2:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google is testing an expansion of its “Short Videos” feature at the top of mobile search that will surface TikTok and Instagram videos in a dedicated carousel   —  Google is testing a new feature that will surface Instagram and TikTok videos in their own dedicated carousel …
Dec 29, 2020, 5:00 PMIn context

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