Pedestrians pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. The company’s Feiliao social app is no longer available for download. Photo: AP Photo
Pedestrians pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. The company’s Feiliao social app is no longer available for download. Photo: AP Photo
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TikTok owner ByteDance kills off chat app Feiliao in sign of business consolidation

  • Feiliao, an instant messenger that was relaunched as a Clubhouse-like audio social app in July, has disappeared from app stores in China
  • Recent attempts by the world’s most valuable tech unicorn to diversity its business have focused on e-commerce rather than social media

Pedestrians pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. The company’s Feiliao social app is no longer available for download. Photo: AP Photo
Pedestrians pass by the ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. The company’s Feiliao social app is no longer available for download. Photo: AP Photo
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