TikTok’s Chinese version gets WeChat-style friend-finding function in social networking push, challenging Tencent

//TikTok’s Chinese version gets WeChat-style friend-finding function in social networking push, challenging Tencent

TikTok’s Chinese version gets WeChat-style friend-finding function in social networking push, challenging Tencent

Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok developed by Beijing-based ByteDance, launched a location-based social feature on Monday that allows users to find people nearby by shaking their phones, replicating a feature almost identical to one that has long existed in Tencent Holdings’ WeChat in a move widely seen as a challenge to the latter’s dominance in social networking.The feature called dou yi dou, which roughly translates as “shake it”, allows users to shake their phones and see others doing…

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