Short-video apps like Douyin, Kuaishou become news sources for Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in China

//Short-video apps like Douyin, Kuaishou become news sources for Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in China

Short-video apps like Douyin, Kuaishou become news sources for Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in China

As Chinese authorities have put Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, in quarantine on Thursday due to the coronavirus, short-video apps like Douyin and Kuaishou have become one of the most important channels for outsiders to know what’s happening on the ground.On ByteDance’s Douyin, the platform with 400 million daily active users, topics related to Wuhan are among the most searched items, among them the keywords “scientist Zhong Nanshan,” a key figure in China’s response to the severe…

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By | 2020-01-24T03:11:10+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on Short-video apps like Douyin, Kuaishou become news sources for Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in China