• China's obsession with short videos has its internet giants worried

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Take a subway ride in China and expect to see a lot of commuters' eyes glued to TikTok videos on their phones.
    Video clips like TikTok's are now consuming nearly nine percent of Chinese people's time online, a 5.2 percent jump from 2017, according to app analytics firm QuestMobile.
    Apps such as TikTok - which is operated by ByteDance, the world's highest valued startup at $75 billion - have become popular among previously camera-shy users. Those who lack editing experience can now easily add beautifying filters and music to spice up their work.
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