A smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon SongA smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
A smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song

Behind the Great Firewall, the Chinese version of TikTok is worlds apart in terms of political content

  • Short video app TikTok could loom large in the US 2020 election, with hashtags related to presidential candidates trending on the platform
  • On Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, political content from users is virtually non-existent while government agencies upload thousands of videos
Topic |   Apps
A smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon SongA smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
A smartphone shows living streaming on Douyin. Photo: SCMP/Simon Song
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