Tencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: WeiboTencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: Weibo
Tencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: Weibo

Popular Chinese content aggregator called out for running false advertising

  • State broadcaster CCTV reported that Qutoutiao was running false ads about weight loss and promoting gambling
  • The company apologised on Weibo before the report aired and became a trending topic
Topic |   Apps
Tencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: WeiboTencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: Weibo
Tencent-backed Qutoutiao, which operates a Chinese news and video aggregation app, went public in the US in 2018. Photo: Weibo
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