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Podcast: dissecting Singles’ Day and talking short video and its massive growth - Inside China Tech

  • SCMP tech reporters dive into the big tech stories in China this week, revealing some strange truths along the way
PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 November, 2018, 12:03am
UPDATED : Thursday, 06 December, 2018, 11:44am

SCMP tech reporter Zen Soo dissects the aftermath of Singles Day in China with Shenzhen-based tech reporter Li Tao, and uncovers some interesting facts about the massive consumer exercise, including the fact that some people use it to stock a year's supply of washing powder and mineral water. Also discussed is the rise and rise of China's short video industry, and how it compares to Instagram, Snapchat and other Western apps.