A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP
A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP
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TikTok owner ByteDance blasts Tencent over comments on ‘pig feed’ short videos as feud heats up again

  • After Tencent vice-president Sun Zhonghuai compared personalised short-video content to “pig feed”, ByteDance said Tencent was stigmatising the industry
  • Tencent is finally seeing some success in short videos with WeChat Channels after long failing to mount a significant challenge to TikTok sister app Douyin

Topic |   TikTok
A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP
A woman speaks on her phone near the logo for Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, in Beijing on March 31. After Tencent’s vice-president compared personalised short videos to pig feed, ByteDance fired back on Friday, calling the comments stigmatising. Photo: AP
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