Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters
Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters

China’s TikTok, Douyin, tests social networking feature as it competes with Tencent’s WeChat

  • A function called ‘Connection’, which has been available to some Douyin users since late February, matches strangers and allows them to video call each other
  • Tencent-owned WeChat is still the most popular social networking app in China, but Douyin owner ByteDance has been trying to expand into the area

Topic |   TikTok
Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters
Douyin’s “Connection” function, currently available to a random group of users for a limited time each day, matches users and lets them video conference while playing casual games. Photo: Reuters
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