ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua

TikTok-owner ByteDance eyes expansion in online education with help of AI dragon ‘tutor’

  • ByteDance is best known for short video apps TikTok and Douyin, but its founder says online education is one of the main areas the company wants to expand in
  • The start-up has launched two new education apps, both featuring an AI-powered interactive aid in the shape of a cartoon dragon, since last month

Topic |   China education
ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
ByteDance’s renewed push for online education coincides with a national spike for online schooling caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Xinhua
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