ByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFPByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFP
ByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFP

TikTok owner ByteDance continues its aggressive push in gaming with plans for 1,000 new hires in the coming year, targeting university students

  • An advertisement released Monday shows ByteDance wants to fill 700 business-related positions and 200 technical positions in gaming
  • The social media company has been slowly building up its gaming clout, emulating Tencent’s rise in the industry

Topic |   Video gaming
ByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFPByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFP
ByteDance has found some success by publishing a few casual games, but it has a long way to go before it reaches the level of Tencent and NetEase. Photo: AFP
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